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The Successful Person’s Greatest Fear

May 31, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

“I could have been a contender. I could have been somebody.” ~ Terry (Marlon Brando) in On the Waterfront Fear is a natural part of life. It’s a powerful motivator for leaders and entrepreneurs. Each of us chooses to believe that fear is either an ally or something to avoid or deny. Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the willingness to move forward in the face of fear. Yet, in spite of its power, fear gets buried beneath life’s distracting and numbing activities. Every parent fears the loss of a child. Many fear their own death, especially those who deny this fear. High-performers in business who are under forty say that business/career/financial failure is one of their […]

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