Sometimes the largest obstacle to reaching your goals or the completion of a project is the simple fear of failure. It can be easier to leave something be and never fail at it than to face up the possibility of failure.
It takes no genius to see that this is a negative outlook that could be holding you back. But how do you overcome this fear?
John Wesley explores 7 alternative ways to go about things so you're not stranded thinking about what could have been.
7. Burn the boats - When ancient Greek armies traveled across the sea to do battle, the first thing they would do after landing was to burn the boats, leaving them stranded. With no way to make it home besides victory, the resolve of the soldiers was strengthened. When success and failure are the only options, you have no choice but to follow through.Failure is almost never worth trying to avoid. Success should be a very real outcome for you before carrying anything out. If you happen to fail, there is always a positive to come from it.
7 Ways to Overcome the Fear of Failure - [PickTheBrain]