Entrepreneurship is challenging. But the biggest challenge is the mental challenge to leave guaranteed outcomes behind, and strike out on your own.

It’s Q&A Wednesday, and we’ve got a risk-averse listener who’s terrified of failing in business. He needs to know how to bridge the emotional gap between a comfortable day job and the wild ride of independence. Getting started means taking a leap, a brave, scary, momentous leap into a world of total freedom — and undeniable uncertainty.

We can’t blame our listener for being a little hesitant.

Today, we’ll discuss how to overcome the mental barrier between you and entrepreneurship. We’ve got specific strategies for confronting the dark unknown, and getting comfortable enough with the prospect of failure to beat your fear.

Being afraid is normal. Being afraid is healthy. But being afraid should never hold you back. Click Play!

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