We have all faced our fears at some point in our lives. Did you have a fear of flying? When your best friends’ wedding was an event you could not miss, you somehow overcame your fear and made it to the celebrated event. The fear of public speaking, fear of speaking up in a crowd, afraid of receiving public ridicule or negative judgment, but after doing so, many in the crowd came up to you and thanked you for your courage. By doing so and trusting your gut, now each of them feels more confident to engage and participate. Was your fear of asking someone for forgiveness or telling someone you loved them, for fear of being rejected?

The original article appears in Small Business Concierge Magazine, Spring 2020.

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