Tag Archive: Cognific

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    by Angie Chang

    Starting Up, Startups And Anxiety

    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.