By Mary Cioffi


It was there yesterday. It was there last week. It is likely there, right in front of you, today.

A life-changing opportunity.

Is fear of failure stopping you? Consider the acronym FAIL = Frequent Attempts in Learning.

If it is, you may be interested to know that some of the most influential successful people failed repeatedly (or were fired at least once!) before hitting their stride. According to one article published in INC. magazine, nearly half of all adults (49 percent) admitted that fear of failure “was the biggest roadblock to either not achieving their goals at all, or discouraged them from revisiting their goals.”

Below are a few names you may recognize of folks that failed and later met with meteoric success.

  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Oprah Winfrey
  3. Walt Disney
  4. Elvis Presley

Check out the full article here, and know that a Life Coach is trained to help you face and overcome these fears.

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