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Start a Successful Business (Inc.) by Colleen DeBaise

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LAST WORDS:WHY YOU SHOULDN’T FEAR FAILURE

I spot winners by looking for somebody who went out and tried a business by him- or herself and maybe failed several times, but still has that determination, that love, and that passion for the company. It’s very important to me that somebody has failed.”

DAYMOND JOHN, Fubu founder and star of ABC’s Shark Tank

We’ve talked about things that are preventing you from starting up, whether that’s a hard-to-quit cushy corporate job, or a hard-to-shake uncertainty over whether you’ve really nailed down your brilliant idea.

Chances are, what might be really holding you back the most (whether you admit it or not) is a fear of failure.

But look around. Smart people say we should all fail, fast and often.

In fact, ...

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