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What Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Do To Overcome Fear And Succeed

Nov 3, 2014 1:44:39 PM


As a professional (entrepreneur or otherwise), a number of fears or uncertainties are constantly swirling. The ability to conquer those fears is what sets some of the greatest business successes apart.

Here is a short list of common fears and simple strategies for overcoming them.

  1. Fear of Failure. Failure is one of the most common fears for any new business. Instead of spending energy on worrying about failure, use this as a motivation to create something better.
  2. Fear of Inadequacy. When this feeling creeps in, successful leaders strive to learn more to fill any gaps in education. Additionally, hiring talented team members to fill voids is another solid strategy.
  3. Fear of Competition. Successful entrepreneurs are not afraid of competition. Instead, they study competitors and formulate strategies for differentiation.

To read more detail and 10 other common fears, check out the full article on

Topics: Strategy

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