Posted by: garispang | July 18, 2009

Handling Your Fear Of Failure

failure_textToday we all have a higher fear of failure, it’s only natural with the way things are going in business today. But we all also know how crippling fear can be, if you let it take complete hold of you, you’ll never accomplish anything ever again. In business you need to know how to control and handle your fear, as it will always be there somewhere.

Always remind yourself that you are not the only one who experiences failure. Everyone experiences it at some point and more times than not it shows up in life several times. Keep reminding yourself that it’s a natural part of life that everyone gets from time to time, your not the only one.

You never get there without going through here. Success is never achieved without failure. Every honest merchant of success knows at some point, maybe many points, they were an abject failure. But, they didn’t quit. They knew it was part of their life, but only part. So was success, as long as they didn’t quit.

Try using failure as a teacher rather than a crippling effect in your life. Remember growing up your parents always use to tell you that which doesn’t kill you makes your stronger and smarter. It’s the same concept in business, that which doesn’t cripple your business will only make you stronger because now you have the knowledge of what NOT to do which is just as important as the what you should do. Learn from your mistakes, pick yourself up dust off and move on.

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