Tag: fear

  • Succeed by practicing failure

    Succeed by practicing failure

    My son had the ability to ride his bike without stabilisers, but all he was lacking was the confidence. He needed to get over the fear of failure and the fear of falling off. So I unbolted the training wheels and helped my son on to his bike. And then we just practiced falling off,…

  • You Are Going to Fail

    You Are Going to Fail

    It’s okay to be afraid. The turning point in my life came when I realised that I couldn’t escape fear. It’s hard-coded into each and every one of us. It serves a powerful evolutionary purpose, so rather than trying to deny it I realised the only way forward was to embrace it and accept it…