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Doing What Scares You

In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about doing what scares you. When trying to accomplish something, the fear of the unknown can prevent you from taking action and completing your goals. Whatever it is that scares you, overcoming that fear and completing your goal can only be beneficial to you.

Updated on May 14

Key Smash Notes In This Episode


Steli says that it's a myth that startup founders don't have any fear. Founders might not be afraid of normal things, like death, but at the same time they fear not being admired, or not being loved, or being alone, or being insignificant. In some cases, that fear is what drivers them to keep going.

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If you are afraid to face your fear, you might make decisions that will help you to feel more comfortable, help you to avoid the chance of being scared, but those won't always lead to the best outcomes.

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