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Can you imagine an entrepreneur who is actually afraid of success?

By Martin at December 30, 2015 | 3:03 pm | 0 Comment

Can you imagine an entrepreneur who is actually afraid of success?

Can you imagine an entrepreneur who is actually afraid of success? None will ever admit it openly, but I’m a strong believer that actions or lack of action speaks louder than words. In my years of advising startups, I’ve seen too many cases of seemingly irrational actions, or just freezing with that “deer in the headlights” look when it’s time to make a critical more...

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How Entrepreneurs Can Deal With Fear Of Success

By Martin at November 23, 2013 | 8:42 am | 0 Comment

How Entrepreneurs Can Deal With Fear Of Success

In working with entrepreneurs and other business people over the years, I often hear stories of entrepreneurs who were so close to success, but somehow let it slip through their fingers. They could always give a rational excuse, like the market changed, but somehow it seemed that they were actually afraid of success, so they subtly undermined their own efforts. I more...

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