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Some Thoughts on Courage – And Overcoming Fear

June 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain I believe that fear is part of the human condition – there is no getting around it. The relevant questions are, “What is my relationship with fear? Is fear my ally? Or does it freeze me up?” Finding the courage to live a life of joy, love, abundance, and happiness is what we should all strive for instead. Yet such a life can only be lived by those who believe in themselves; who believe they are worth it; who are going for a BIG life. While fear can limit your ability to strive for such a life, self-doubt and diffidence will prevent you from […]

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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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