Embrace Fear, It’s your Best Friend

Being an entrepreneur is never easy. The path that leads to your dreams is strewn with challenges and hurdles. What’s more, following this line of work is risky and holds a lot of uncertainty. However, this has never stopped the most enterprising ones from working to make their dreams come true and achieving success.

You know why? Because, the fear of uncertainty is what most often keeps them going. It is this fear which fuels up their passion and drives them to put in their best. So, if you have been finding it hard to deal with your fears, take a look at how you can accept your fear and actually turn it into your best friend that propels you towards success.


Why the Fear?

There is nothing extraordinary about having certain fears in your entrepreneurial life. However, if you really want to embrace it, what you need is a quick analysis as to the cause from which this emanates. The real reason that is causing this fear will help you to deal with it better and also find a solution in case it comes true. With a fool proof plan in place, you would be well equipped to face the anxiety and even make it your best ally.

Let it be the Motivator

Instead of letting your insecurities and anxieties bogging you down, take these up as a challenge and let these motivate you to work your way around them. When you try to put in your best to ensure that your worst anxieties do not come true, you actually embrace your anxieties as a motivating agent and start working in tandem with them. So, let the fear lurk around and work hard to not let it get to you.


Accept the Challenge

When you start a venture, there is bound to be competition and a lot of other deterrents that would try to push you away. Don’t let these scare you away. Instead, think of these as a challenge that you need to face to excel in your path and realize your dream. When you accept every hurdle and look at it as a stepping stone towards success, you are actually accepting the fear and trying to allay it by working harder.

Fear can be powerful and even destructive at times. But if you look at it as a motivator, a friend and a blessing in disguise, it can help you in achieving your dreams. So, go ahead and embrace your fear.

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A mother of two, my dream of building a career came true when I identified my gift for writing. A writer by profession and a bookworm by choice, I love reading, watching movies and listening to old hindi music when I am not working.