At some point in our lives, there will be a fear of failure. It’s almost impossible to not happen at all. Even the greatest of all time in different walks of life have had the fear of failure. It’s apart of living, and doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing.

The trick is to learn how to use that energy and to turn it into something positive. This can be done on many levels. It’s all about mindset and the growth of it, or the lack thereof. What I mean by this is that you have to be able to expand your territory, which is your mind. You have to be able to acquire the positive mind shift to get over your fears.

Once you are able to turn this fear into energy towards succeeding, you will then start to see the amazing changes in your life. Depending on what the situation is, when you have a fear of failure, it most likely comes from the fact that you are lacking confidence.

If you are confident in your craft, then you will have less fear of failure. When you reach the level of being fearless, that’s when you know that you can conquer anything, and that is what your goal should be. It shouldn’t just happen in business, but in every area of your life.

The closer you get to that level, the more you will start to see that life was never too difficult and doesn’t have to be difficult at all.

If you get into the habit of always fearing failure, you will never open yourself up to ever feeling what success feels like. It’s like, you’re not even giving yourself a chance, and that’s not fair. You need to realize that every problem has a solution and only time will reveal the answer.

If for some reason you do “fail,” remember that this is only a test. Some things happen for a reason and the good thing is, you can always pick up where you left off or start over. Take those mistakes you made and learn from them because NOW you know what NOT to do.

I love the thought of failure being a “matter of perspective”because this means that it can be looked at however we WANT to look at it. We can either let it defeat us, or use it as a growth mechanism. What I’ve learned to do is broaden my view of outcomes of situations. In doing this, I realize the worst that could happen or could have happened. In most cases, it could always be worst. But for me, I’m able to then press forward on a more positive note. Find a way to reduce the fear of failure that works for you, to help you with that positive mind shift.

So just be thankful for every moment of your life and remember that success and failure are expected. Prepare yourself and be ready. I’m not a fan of surprises, so I MUST be prepared, lol. If you keep this in mind, you will lose the fear of failure because you know that it’s a reason for whatever happens, and it’s not the end of the road either way.

So, what are the secrets to success? It’s not about being super smart or anything like that. Truth is, there is no secret. Remember we talked about perception and mindset. Here are 10 Secrets to Success that you can use for your reference. Simple stuff, just a matter of doing it that makes the difference in your life.


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Cheryl J. Moses is a mom, God chaser, entrepreneur and founder of New Eminence, equipping single moms to build successful businesses on the web!