July 03, 2024 8 min read

If you're looking to accomplish anything of real significance in life...

Or if you're looking to go out and build yourself and your life into what you dream about...

Those goals and dreams will not come true for you if you are unwilling to pay the price.

That price is the same price that everybody else you look up to has paid.

It's looking stupid.

It's failing time and time again.

It's getting laughed at.

It's getting ridiculed.

It's investing all of your time, effort, and energy into pursuing your goals and nothing else.

That means you also have to overcome the fear of failure.

A lot of people allow the fear of failure to paralyze them from ever taking action ... Which is ultimately why a lot of people don't accomplish any of the things they say they want in life.

If you want that to be different for you, you have to overcome this fear of failure. You have to recognize that pursuing and achieving your biggest goals in life is an obligation.

It's not just about you. It's not just about the life you want.

It's far more than that.

So, if you're looking to overcome the fear of failure and build yourself and your life into something truly great...

Keep reading. I'm going to show you how.

How To Overcome The Fear of Failure

When it comes to overcoming the fear of failure, there are 3 things you must understand.

This will put this fear into perspective for you, and ultimately help you take action.

1. Fear of Failure Is An Automatic Loss

Number one: If you do not take action ... You guarantee an automatic loss.

A lot of people will consume data...

Listen to podcasts...

Read every book...

Hire coaches...

Seek motivation...

Attend seminars and conferences...

...and analyze their strategy, game plan, and what it's going to take them to succeed so much...

That they ultimately paralyze themselves from making any forward progress.

None of this matters. The truth is ... You already have all the information that you need to go out and start pursuing your goals and dreams.

When you're afraid to go out and execute ... You are creating a life of misery and suffering by default.

You will never have the perfect plan.

You will never have all the answers.

You will never be presented with the ideal conditions.

Waiting for the stars to align and spending all of your time acquiring information to minimize your chance of failure will be the exact reason you fail.

Failure is part of the process. You can't win without it.

So, you can't be afraid to fail. It's going to happen whether you want it to or not.

...and if you do nothing, you are literally securing a loss by default.

Get it?

Failure is irrelevant. Execution is relevant.

You can collect every tip, secret, and strategy you want. It won't help you unless you put one foot in front of the other.

Want a life of pure torture? Keep dreaming and planning without taking action.

You will look back at your life when it's all said and done and have a deep feeling of regret. Imagine looking back at your life and thinking, "I knew what I needed to do, I just didn't do it."

It makes you reconsider what you should actually be afraid of.

Do you have a fear of failure?

Or do you have a fear of not taking any action and hating yourself and your life because of it?

Consider that.

Having the fear of failure is an automatic loss.

2. Every Successful Person Had To Overcome a Fear of Failure

Every single person you look up to had to overcome the fear of failure.

All the people who have built what you want to build...

All the people who have become who you want to become...

All the people who live the life you want to live...

All the people who have done what you want to do...

At once, all of these people had the same fears you do. They were afraid ... and fear of failure was one of the things they were afraid of.

All of them had a dialogue in their head and thought, "What if I do this and it doesn't work?"

"What if I do this and everybody laughs at me?"

"What if I do this and fall on my face?"

"What if I do this and fail?"

Every single one of them had to overcome these fears, including the fear of failure.

Guess what. All of this happened to them too.

They were all laughed at. They all fell on their face. They all failed ... a lot.

But every single time they did fail, they got back up. I know that sounds cliche, but it's the truth.

Literally nobody has built what you're trying to build or become what you're trying to become without first having to push through all the same fears you have now.

No ... They aren't more talented. They aren't more skilled.

They were just willing to fail and you aren't.

It makes you think ... What is it about you that is so special that you believe you'll be able to accomplish what they've accomplished without going through the same things.

That seems extremely arrogant ... Does it not? It is.

Do you truly think that you're so special that you'll be able to skip all the hard parts of the journey and the stars are going to align for you? Including the fear of failure?

Becoming who it is you want to become and building the life you want to build is not going to be easy. Your biggest goals and dreams come at a price and that price is the same price everybody else had to pay.

You have to pay that price as well. There are zero exceptions to this.

You have a fear of failure? So does everyone else.

All the people you look up to had the same fear of failure.

Consider it a part of the price that must be paid ... Because overcoming it literally is.

3. Don't Let The Fear of Failure Stand In The Way of Your Obligation

If you're someone who looks around at the rest of the world and thinks, "This is so messed up."

You're not alone.

We all inherently know how horrible things are right now in culture and society. A lot of people are struggling, frustrated, fearful, and hopeless.

The current state of the world is chaotic.

Look at the division. Look at the hate. Look at the censorship. Look at the disorder.

...and of all the problems we have...

The biggest problem is that millions upon millions of people have been made to believe that their life doesn't matter. They've been made to believe that how they choose to live is completely irrelevant.

This is false. In fact, if we're going to make this world a better place ... How you choose to live your life is literally the only thing that's relevant.

If you want to know why things aren't different...

You need to go take a look in the mirror. Take a nice long look.

Because when we think about what society actually is ... It's us. It's you. It's me. It's all of us collectively and how we're choosing to live. That's reality.

Whatever life it is you're living and whatever standards you are holding are of massive importance. How you choose to live your life sets an example. This example is extended to your family, neighbors, community, city, state, and country.

It has a trickle-down effect that is practically immeasurable in terms of its influence.

You and I have a duty. It's a duty we aren't exempt from either.

We have an obligation to build the absolute best possible life. The best life mentally ... The best life physically ... The best life spiritually ... and the best life financially so that other people around us can see what that looks like and understand what's possible for them.

This life is not going to fall out of the sky. We actually have to go earn it. It's your obligation. It's also never been more important that you fulfill this obligation either.

It's your obligation to the people coming behind you and your service to the sacrifices made by the people who came before you.

Do not let a fear of failure keep you from fulfilling your moral obligation to all of us.

Your life matters more than you could ever possibly imagine. But ... You're going to allow your fear of failure to keep you from your entire purpose for being here?

I refuse to. So should you.

Eliminate The Fear of Failure By Taking Action

Break yourself free from the fear of failure by taking action.

You are stuck in a constant cycle of inaction, doubt, and fear ... Which ultimately causes more inaction.

Get out of your own way by going out and executing. Create a plan and start executing on that plan today. You can make adjustments to your plan as you continue to learn, grow, and experience.

You don't understand because you haven't gone through the journey ... But I promise you: failure is a necessary part of that journey.

Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do when it comes to your success and achieving your goals. I'd even argue it's more important, because your failures will provide you valuable lessons and offer direction toward reaching your goals.

Just remember:

1. Holding on to the fear of failure will guarantee you an automatic loss.

If you don't take action, you cannot win. It's literally impossible. Overcome your fear of failure by taking action or confine yourself to a life of misery and regret.

Those are your only two options.

2. Every successful person you look up to has overcome the fear of failure.

You are not different. You are not special. Thinking that you are going to reach your biggest goals without paying the same price as everybody else is extremely arrogant.

Your fear of failure is not exclusive to you. We all have it. The difference between the people who reach their goals and the people who don't is simple...

The people who reach their goals made the decision to look past the fear of failure, the laughter, the losses, and looking like an idiot ... You haven't.

3. You have a duty, whether you have a fear of failure or not.

The current state of chaos in culture, society, and the world is our fault. The only way to make a course correction and steer the ship in the right direction is by going out to build and live the best life possible.

You are society. I am society. We all are society. How you choose to live your life and the standards you hold are projected out to everybody who looks at you. The ripple effect of this is massive.

It is your obligation to live the best life you possibly can. Make sure you honor the people who came before you and show the people behind you what's possible by doing so.

If fear of failure keeps you from taking action and building that life ... You fail on that obligation. Just know that.

Overcome Your Fear of Failure Now

If you're looking for a guide that will get you started and help you overcome the fear of failure...

I highly recommend you read my book, The Book on Mental Toughness. It is a tool that will help you develop the skills and mindset necessary to build that life you dream of.

In the book, I also fully detail the 75 HARD program.

This is a program designed to help you develop mental toughness, which is the single most important skill you need to create massive wins in your life.

Want to overcome the fear of failure? Use these tools and take everything I've told you today to heart.

There is nothing that is more important than the example you set through the life you build.

Make sure you build that life.

It's your obligation.



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