To Overcome Your Life’s Biggest Obstacles, You’ll Need to Learn How To Use Fear as Fuel. Here’s How.

What got you here won’t get you there

“I’m afraid. I’m afraid because this is my absolute best. This is it. And I hope it’s good enough.”

My heart swells just thinking about that. It’s something most people, frankly, won’t ever do —give their best work and admit that’s all they’re capable of. Because what if it isn’t good enough? What if your best, your absolute, no-B.S. best effort still isn’t good enough?

“If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things that are part of a normal one.”

As someone who’s made a habit of facing his biggest fears and seen ridiculous success in the process, here’s how to learn from your fears so you can overcome your life’s biggest obstacles.

You Can’t Get to the Next Level Until You Learn the One Thing You Need To Learn

What‘s the one thing you need to learn right now?

Perhaps it’s a technical skill (how to design your website or draft a sales letter). Maybe it’s an emotional skill (how to be more patient with your spouse). Or maybe it’s even a spiritual skill (how to pray and connect with God).

The Question Isn’t If You’re Capable of Making Your Dream Life (You Are). The Question is: Are You Willing?

For 4.5 years, I was a no-name blogger with a huge dream of becoming a successful writer who could work for himself.

  • I was offered a signed book deal
  • I was making thousands of dollars a month
  • I was building an enormous fan base
  • I quit my job and started working 100% for myself

Everything You Want Is On the Other Side of Fear

I used to see big shots and with a mixture of jealousy and awe, I’d think, “Wow. I wish I could be like them.”

Ready To Level-Up?

If you want to become extraordinary and become 10x more effective than you were before, check out my checklist.

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