You know you have to take action but what is it that is stopping you from taking that Desired Action.
Is it some time of Fear or is it simply “FEAR OF FAILURE”
Fear of failure can make you powerless loose your confidence and eventually, leave you feeling incapable of taking action. It can cause you to overplan, and never never take the first step.
On the flip side fear can also be motivating. When you know what you’re reaching for, and are aware of the fear that might hold you back, you can take steps to use the uncertainty and worry to propel yourself forward.
If you’re starting a business or on the brink of some significant accomplishment, use these tips to overcome the fear of failure and push through to success.
1. What are your unknowns – Research
Fear of failure can often be exacerbated when there is a lengthy list of unknowns.
!Having access to information, and being “in the know” can be empowering. One thing to be cautious of when researching and gathering information is not focusing so much on data that you lose sight of the purpose. It is possible to become so enthralled in the research stage that you enter a passive, stationary mode, and have an even harder time taking action. Be diligent and thorough when gathering information, but keep it in perspective.
2. Do you have a Plan – Create one
An effective plan can help you take an idea It can act as your roadmap by guiding you through the entire growth process.
Setting goals can also be an effective way to stick to a plan and eliminate some of the fear. Breaking down your larger goals into small action steps can be effective ways to use planning to reduce the fear of failure.
3. What if Plan A Fails – Identify Plan B
Some may say that creating a contingency plan sets you up for failure, but in reality, having a fall-back plan can make it easier to take a chance. When you are taking a measured risk, and by considering the possible outcomes and planning for them accordingly, you can build confidence and be secure in your decisions.
It’s also important to note that your Plan B doesn’t have to focus solely on an alternative course that you will take if you are to fail. Your Plan B can be a way for you to consider and plan for alternative paths to your end goal. This can give you flexibility and help you make adjustments to your primary goal as you go through the process.
4. What is the cost of Inaction-Take Desired Action
You never took the leap may be enough to push you past the fear.
5. Have you though of getting Support- Go for it
When you do something alone, it’s easy to get stuck inside your own head. The uncertainty, questions and fear of failure can be overwhelming when you don’t have a support system to join you on your journey. Your support system could be a business partner, spouse, mentor, coach, friend or local networking group. As long as your support system boosts your confidence, helps you think objectively and cheers you on, you can often reduce the fear of failure because you know you are not alone.
Fear is not a bad thing. It can make you work harder, prepare more and enjoy your success fully.
Yes FEAR can be managed learn to manage it.
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