How to Overcome the Fear of Starting your own Business

By: Zukhraf Gull

Entrepreneurship, in general, is a very huge and fearsome term. Especially for people who are entrepreneurs at heart but employees by profession. To leave a settled job and take a blind-sided plunge into alien territory as overwhelming as an entrepreneurial world is a daunting task and requires guts. However, taking a leap of faith is not the only way you can accomplish this transition. It can be managed smartly and safely as well. You do lose some, but you gain much more in comparison. Every entrepreneur has his own struggle and success stories. Stories that generate tips for newbies wishing to follow in their footsteps. That’s exactly what we need to do, learn from others’ experience and make their success journeys into our success strategies.

Remember What You’re Working For

Everyone has their own mechanism of overcoming fear and achieving their goals, however, some things work wonders for everybody. For example, remembering your dream and reminding yourself of it. Make sure you tell yourself what you want and that will keep you focused on trying for it.

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Make Small Milestones

Do not try to achieve everything at once. Dream big, but divide it into small, achievable chunks. That way you don’t fall too much in case you momentarily fail.

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Don’t Stop, Keep Taking Baby Steps

No matter how insignificant or small a task may look, if it’s in the direction of achieving your entrepreneurial dream, just do it. Keeping it small but still doing it is better than stopping any day.

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Stay Determined

“Do not lose hope” is the key to every achieved dream in the world. An Entrepreneur’s struggle is a very hard and demotivating activity sometimes, and only those who keep their spirits high in those times are the ones the world sees as successful entrepreneurs today.

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Keep Motivational Company

Company matters a lot when it comes to going for your dreams and stepping out of your comfort zone. Make sure you’re part of a good entrepreneurial network and that you have people around you who not only give you hard real time advice, but at the same time, also keep you motivated and grounded. Dreams are too important to be given up because of fear. Follow your dreams, beat fear and achieve what you wish for. However, be smart along the way. Show fear that your dreams are too big to be left alone just because you’re scared. Entrepreneurship awaits your courage and determination. Take the leap. 

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