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Do you bail out of projects right before the finish line? Do you side-step promotions and opportunities? Do you put little effort toward your goals? If you do any of these things, you might be afraid of the idea of success.
But isn’t success a good thing? You may say, “Yes, of course.” But when you imagine yourself succeeding do negative thoughts pop into your mind? “If I succeed, I‘ll be unhappy… people won’t like me… I will struggle.”
Fear of success is tough to spot because it’s almost always unconscious. If you think fear of success might be holding you back, use these 7 tips to conquer it, so that you can have the success you truly want and deserve—and enjoy it!
Sue Brenner, PCC, PMP, Performance Coach and Author, wants you to get the most out of life and work. With fun, easy systems, Sue sparks people to ignite their potential. Since 1997, Sue has worked with Fortune 500 companies, top-notch small businesses and professionals to overcome obstacles. She serves as the CEO of the thriving coaching business Action Symphony and still loves to coach successful individuals and groups to reach the next level of success and beyond. Get the full scoop on Sues coaching and books at her website. And while there, subscribe to his FREE monthly eZine, Ignite Your Life!
To help professionals thrive at work, Sue wrote The Naked Desk: Everything you need to strip away clutter, save time & get things done and How to Set Goals that Stick (http://www.ignitepress.com). The Naked Desk shows you how to move past roadblocksclutter, disorder, unproductive busy-ness, and procrastination. It offers what you need to stop struggling and start flourishing. How to Set Goals that Stick, gives you quick steps to uncover what matters most to you. From there, Sue shows you exactly how to set 5-year and 1-year goals that get you out of bed in the morning. The results? Setting exciting goals that you actually stick to and bring alive in your life. As your goals come to life, enjoy deeper satisfaction at work and at home.
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Article Submitted On: January 26, 2007
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