Entrepreneurial Fears and How to Conquer them all!
Category : Entrepreneurship
There’s a secret: Entrepreneurs are scared!
They are scared of many things… The list goes like, they are scared of failing, losing creativity, losing control. They are scared to take risks and start something new. They are scared of not being able to close a deal. They are scared of letting their family and friends down. They are scared that they won’t be able to come up with another big idea, and much more…
It really doesn’t matter how many times entrepreneurs read their affirmations, the fears arise, they are being challenged at every step of the way.
Many people dream to be an entrepreneur, but they often leave their entrepreneurial journey in between due to the fears and their inability to overcome them. Regardless of how brilliant your idea may be, it simply means nothing if you cannot find the courage to conquer your fears.
So, all (passionate) entrepreneurs must learn to constantly move forward leaving behind their fears and grabbing the possibility for business growth and self-development.
Fear is something that everyone experiences in business.
Having the ability to be aware of fears and conquer them, however, is the only path to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Here are few entrepreneurial fears:
- Fear of starting, the beginning is the most scary thing
- Fear of the unknown
- Financial fear
- Business Partner fear
- Fear of being your own boss
- Fear of too much workload
- Fear of boredom
- Fear of failing
- Fear of success
- Fear of not being an expert
- Fear of not finding sufficient funds
- Fear of being incapable of handling success
- Fear of everything goes wrong
- Fear of not attracting customers
- And the list goes on…
I have ONE single advice to entrepreneurs, to handle all these fears…
You should Think BIG, Start SMALL, hope for the BEST and PREPARE for the worst. Neither be optimistic nor be pessimistic, you need to be REALISTIC and learn to grab the opportunity!
What are your fears as an entrepreneur? Share your thoughts about how you’ve conquer them.