How to Overcome the Fear of Failure

Missional leaders take note: LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman in his book The Start-up of You writes: “Uncertainty never goes away. Fear of failure never goes away. The way to feel comfortable with these entrepreneurial strategies is to have one plan in your life that’s highly certain. That’s Plan Z: a reliable plan you shift to [Read More…]

#100Startup: Failure Is Overrated

This past week I’ve been blogging through Chris Guillebeau’s new book The $100 Startup and giving away a free signed copy! Today is the last day to enter to win » There’s a lot more great stories, enlightening insights, and practical advice in Chris Guillebeau’s book The $100 Startup — more than I could blog [Read More…]

Missional Startups: Default State Is Failure

Chris Dixon, founder of Hunch and SiteAdvisor, writes, If you are starting a company and wondering why nothing good seems to happen unless you force it to happen, that’s because the world wants to stay the way it is. Customers, partners, and most of all incumbents don’t want to think hard, try new things, or [Read More…]