Six Ways to Overcome the Fear of Failure in Business

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What's the Worst that Can Happen?

When you find yourself feeling fear, map out all the possible outcomes including the worst case scenario. Try not to let your anxiety affect your view of the situation and always have a "plan B," which will reassure you and boost your self-confidence and eliminate the fear of failure.

We all know that getting ahead in your career requires many things: industry knowledge and expertise, experience, a proven track record, being liked by your colleagues and customers, having a good reputation and more. But one of the most common things holding back many people from reaching the success they deserve is the fear of failure.

Jacqueline Whitmore, an internationally recognized etiquette expert, author of "Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities that Distinguish Outstanding Professionals," and founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach, says the fear of failure is more common than we think, but overcoming it is very possible.

In this slideshow, Whitmore has highlighted six tips to help you on your journey.

 

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