Failure was an impossible prospect, worth doing just about anything to avoid.
Over-achievers destroy their own peace of mind and the lives of those who work for them.
Fear and the Legalization of Marijuana I cower at the top of the stairs in utter terror. He never gives a response and does not even look at them as they yell and scream in front of him.
He stands in the hallway with his head down, as stoic as ever.
Fear causes you to avoid potentially harmful situations.
Fear of failure keeps you from trying, creates self-doubt, stalls progress, and may lead you to go against your morals. Here are the main reasons why fear of failure exists: Too many organizations today have cultures of perfection: a set of organizational beliefs that any failure is unacceptable. Imagine the stress and terror in an organization like that.
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Fear of failure can be so strong that avoiding failure eclipses the motivation to succeed. At times, I forgot that who I was wasn’t what I did.
They shy away from further innovation, afraid that this time they might fail, diminishing the luster they try to keep around their names from past triumph.
Besides, they reason, the success of something new might even prove that those achievements they made in the past weren’t so great after all.