|“While uncertainty must be present, especially in the early stages of a creative endeavor, our natural tendency is to run from and work to eliminate things that cause us pain. This leads us to short-circuit our ability to create genius in a number of ways. It may lead us to never start. It may make us push an endeavor forward too quickly because we can no longer handle not knowing how it’s going to work out. Or it may lead us to overquestion every potential action, thus slowing the process to a near halt.
The greatest threat that hinders us from achieving true creative genius in life is usually ourselves. Both in business and in personal areas of our lives.
Perhaps not on a conscious level. But subconsciously we may fear what may happen if we take a risk and fall on our faces.
- Will others ridicule us?
- Will we end up looking stupid? Embarrassed?
- Will friends and loved ones leave us?
- Will we end up broke, homeless, and with no way of changing our lives for the better.
- Or will we succeed beyond our wildest expectations – and ruin our lives in the process?
It is common to fear what taking a chance might cause to happen to us. Fear can be …
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