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Tag Archive: Anxiety
Planning and skepticism certainly have their place, but don’t let too much thinking hold you back.
By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)
Michelle You has simple advice for founders – just go for it. Founding companies is second only to, perhaps, sky diving when it comes to terror, which is why Michelle You, co-founder of Songkick, offers advice to those starting up that’s also remarkably applicable to those jumping out of airplanes – close your eyes and leap.
After five years of fear of the unknown, constant ruminations of worst-case scenarios and low tolerance for stress, I thought it might be a good idea to start a company(!).
By Solome Tibebu (Founder & CEO, Cognific)
“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby
As I struggled with coming up with a sassy title for this guest blog post, it brought me to some very familiar feelings. While at a much lesser extent than other times in my life, preparing to write this article bought about familiar sensations – feelings of inability, stress, avoidance and despair. However, anxiety topped the list.
Throughout middle and high school, I suffered from a severe anxiety disorder including panic attacks and OCD.