Tag Archive: fear of failure

Who’s Your Daddy

We sit at the feet of successful leaders like children being cared for by parents. Our childishness speaks to lack of power, fear of failure, and the false hope that someone will take… Continue reading

10 Ways to Fail Your Way to Success

I hate failing. Failure feels like wasted life. Yes, I know I’m supposed to embrace failure and learn. But, given the choice, I’d succeed more! I haven’t failed for lack of good intentions.… Continue reading

Five Ways to Overcome the Folly of Perseverance

Bad ideas were good once but nothing always works. Quitters never win. At least that’s what we think. The danger of perseverance is it’s virtuous but not always wise. Thomas Edison famously said, “Many… Continue reading

The 5 Positive Powers of Self-Doubt

Image source If you grapple with self-doubt, keep reading. If you don’t grapple with it, you’re dangerous. Experts sing, “Believe in yourself,” However, unquestioned self-belief produces self-serving leaders who won’t adapt. Tom Petty… Continue reading

The Top 5 Mistakes of Unsuccessful Leaders

Mistakes that don’t hurt don’t matter. The worst mistakes are the ones that hurt others. The trouble with leadership is your mistakes always hurt others. The top 5 mistakes of unsuccessful leaders: Not… Continue reading

Finding Your Future Failure

Fear holds you back like a snare. Once you’re caught, pulling away only tightens the grip. Preparation prevents reaction. Prepare for future failures so you won’t end up caught in the snare of… Continue reading