CHAPTER 1

How to Overcome Your Biggest Barrier to Entering the Market

One-third of emerging entrepreneurs decided they wanted to be entrepreneurs BEFORE they had a brilliant business idea. This was certainly true for me. I did not know how to be in business for myself. I just knew working in a corporate cubicle was turning me into a frightened and worried failure. My “aha” moment came when I realized what I really wanted was not the security of another job with a bigger desk. What I really wanted was to be free to pursue my own gifts. I came to understand that what was holding me back from the life I wanted was not a lack of money. My life was not how I really wanted it to be because of my own fears—fear of failure … fear of success … fear that ...

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