Courage requires you to look fear in the eye and take the action you need to anyway. It requires a mental toughness that will be built over time by not giving in to Thinking Mistakes Our Brain Makes your fears. Ask any cancer or heart attack survivor, or anyone that has faced a certain death and survived. These people will tell you that it required them to do things they never expected. They faced fear and beat it. Typically, these people are then better able to face the daily challenges they face because they understand what mental toughness means. You can do the same thing by taking action even in spite of your fear of failure.
Seek advice and counsel for a new perspective.
I’ve never been able to understand why so many people are afraid to raise their hand and ask for help when they need it. The most successful people I know are the ones that actively seek advice and counsel from others. Anyone who thinks they know everything required to succeed in business and stay successful long term is kidding themselves. It is the very things that we think we know that keep us from learning what we should know.
Too many people feel that asking for support or guidance is a sign of weakness. Nothing can be further from the truth. Asking for advice is a sign of strength. It is a sign that you understand the importance of lifelong learning and a willingness to accept that another person’s perspective can be invaluable.
Seek out a mastermind group. Network with others in your market or industry to build relationships you can call on. Hire a coach or find other like-minded business owners in your market and share ideas and give each other feedback. People will help, but only if you have the courage to ask.
Follow these five steps and you will be better prepared to deal with any failure you may be facing today or in the future. Success is a journey and not a destination. The better prepared you are for the journey the smoother it will be.
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