Fear is the biggest enemy of success. Fear will prevent you from creating opportunities; from believing in yourself and your potential. Fear will take your emerging ideas, tear them to shreds and drive a bulldozer over them, all the while laughing in your tear-stained face. It’s your job to prevent that happening.
It’s all too easy to pay more attention to the negative thoughts than that little voice that tells you that anything is possible, and once fear drags you down that dark alley it takes a massive amount of inner resilience to get back on track.
Fear will take your emerging ideas, tear them to shreds and drive a bulldozer over them, all the while laughing in your tear-stained face. It’s your job to prevent that happening.
But here’s the thing. The people who took their dreams and made them a reality are no different than you. They started in exactly the same place. They had doubts, and were scared too at times, but they put aside their fears, they stopped listening to the voices of dissent, they focused and they tried, and tried, and failed, and tried again. And so can you.
This ethos applies and continues to apply long after you take those first steps. It needs to infuse every part of your approach. Be fearless (but never thoughtless) in how you communicate. Doing this means having a clearly defined mission, and ensuring that everyone who’s responsible for communicating on your behalf knows what that is, how it sounds, and how far they can go with it. Empower yourself and them with this information and watch your ideas fly…