Yesterday I was working with a client through her fear of success, she was anxious about how she was going to handle the responsibility of having a bigger business and what it would mean to have more money in her possession. This may seem silly and not something we openly want to admit, but most […]
Throughout new periods of growth in my business, I have always struggled with the Fear of Success. Although it wasn’t obvious at first, the underlying patterns and beliefs that kept me stuck all stemmed from the fear of being more successful than I was.
The Impostor Syndrome is fear-based thinking where we believe that we are unworthy of our own success or achievements. It’s where we fear being found out that we’re a fraud and dismiss our own worthiness.
What is Fear of Success, how do we identify it and how do we overcome it?
You may think the fear of failure is what causes us to procrastinate and not take action on our goals, often it’s the fear of success that is harder to recognize and what is actually keeping us stuck.
Every stage of business should come with a warning sign – it’s going to get harder before it gets easier. It’s like a rollercoaster ride that never ends. Highs and lows, cliff faces and drop-offs’. They don’t tell you that when you board the entrepreneur train. Running your own business is its own self-development journey […]