Everyone struggles with the fear of failure, especially when it comes to starting new endeavors. The thought of being unsuccessful often keeps us from heading down a new road. Failure wins before something is even conceived. How many inventions weren't invented because of self-doubt? How many businesses were never started due to this fear? How many people avoid following their passions and dreams because they worry they can't cut it? The answers to these question is, unfortunately: too many. The good news, however, is that the fear of failure can be overcome. Some believe that discipline is the easiest way to overcome this fear. While relying on disciple works for some, I have found something else: devotion. My devotion to the mission surpasses my fears.
The following are three practical ways to overcome our fears: