If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re probably thinking: ‘Hey, I’m afraid of starting my own business. How do I get over that fear?’
Fear is the number one thing that stops people from becoming a successful entrepreneur. It’s not something you can just overcome in one day or with one self-help book, but it is something you can learn to manage more effectively.
As an entrepreneur, I know that there are times when it can be tough to keep this fear away and remain hopeful about your future as an entrepreneur. So, how to deal with it? How to overcome fear?
I often hear:
– I am scared to start a business.
– I am scared to speak with people online, I don’t know if I can trust them.
– I am scared to fail in the ads, I don’t want to invest in the ads more.
My answer is always the same. You will never stop feeling fear in your life. This is one of the basic feelings, and all people are feeling that.
What you need to do is to learn how to deal with the fear itself. Especially if you are already an entrepreneur or just decide to start your own business.
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From my experience – becoming an entrepreneur is one of the most challenging but rewarding journeys. The rewards are unparalleled, but so are the risks. Before you take the plunge and become an entrepreneur, you need to understand first what it means to be one. Are you ready?
It takes a lot of courage and fortitude to be your own boss, to take responsibility for your actions, and go after your goals without caring about the consequences. Starting a business can be daunting. However, with a little bit of guidance, you can become a successful entrepreneur and create a flourishing business that will enable you to live the kind of life you have always wanted.
I have one simple solution to overcome your fear.
You must stop worrying about the difficulty and focus on the challenge.
Use this simple exercise:
Take out a piece of paper and write down the things you’re worried about in life and business, at least a couple of them. Next, browse through the list and read it several times until you understand it. When you understand it, you will be less concerned with what you’ve just written.
Writing that down is your number one priority when you’re anxious due to fear. You’ll see that it’s not as serious as you might think. You’ll be able to deal with it.
The fact that you deal with it makes it less threatening. When you read, when you think about it, when you are merely concentrating on the issue, you are handling it, and you realize that you get less anxiety about the specific issue. You won’t be focusing on negative issues any longer, so you will be moving forward. When you are honest with your fear, you will stop thinking about them and stop being anxious about them.
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The biggest fear of most people on Earth is to get out of their comfort zone.
People are most worried about staying in their comfort zones rather than going out of them. As you know, in the comfort zone, nothing great ever happens. When you stay where you are, you are enjoying your day, watching TV, and eating dinner with your family and friends. It is great. But it’s a comfort zone. To get new achievements in life, you must go beyond your comfort zone. That’s why 99% of people blame governments, others, or themselves for their lack of success.
That's why I like entrepreneurs and people with an entrepreneurial mindset. They are constantly trying to improve their product, their service, their marketing, their hiring strategy, their team building, their leadership, their culture, their goal setting, their finances, and also do everything possible and find ways how to overcome fear. They are always trying to improve their businesses because they know that if they don’t, they won’t be able not only to keep customers happy, and make money, but also to stay successful.
Watch the video >> to learn from my mistakes and catch some ideas that help me to deal with fears.