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Overcome the Biggest Obstacle to Your Success: YOU

By Narges Nirumvala on Sep 09 2011 • Filed under The Power Communicator

What fears are holding you back from achieving success?What’s stopping you from achieving your goals and dreams? You have the tools and the talent, but something is holding you back. When businesses fail people often blame external factors such as the economy, lack of cash flow or anything other than themselves. Of course these factors are important. But why is it that some businesses succeed, while others fail – in the same economy and the same industry? It’s simple – it’s the people running the businesses that are different.

Here are some tips that you will help you overcome your biggest obstacle – yourself:

Visualize Success.

You must have a clear vision for your business. Your business model and ultimately your business plan will be based on your vision. If you stumbled into your business like so many people do, there is still time to refine and focus your vision.

Surround Yourself with Positive People.

This is something I come back to again and again. We all have those days when everything seems to go wrong and it’s so hard to keep pushing forward. That’s when you need to turn to your family and friends and absorb their encouragement and positive energy.

Seek Expert Advice.

If you have a mental block, need to solve a problem or develop a specific area of your business then get help. I have a business coach in one key area of my business. I’m actually surprised by how many entrepreneurs feel they know everything and can solve every problem alone. That’s just ridiculous! Reach out and get an expert to help you.

Stop Being Afraid.

Are you scared of failure, success or something else? Regardless, get over it! Fear holds you back, stops you from taking risks and seeing new opportunities. I know it’s easier said than done, but if I can do it then so can you.

Believe in Your Vision.

We come full circle with this one. You have a vision, now you have to believe in it with every ounce of your being. Pour your heart and soul into it. Don’t allow doubt to enter your mind for even a moment.

Recently I’ve had so many people ask me what the secret to my success is. So listen up, here it is – a change in mindset. After years of self doubt and fear, I finally believe in myself and the power of my dreams. You have what it takes, but now you need to take that leap of faith and believe that you have the power to realize your dreams. So rip out the fear and self doubt that has been plaguing your dreams and allow faith and positive energy to propel you towards your true destiny.


  1. Hi Karen, Thanks! I’m so glad you enjoyed my article. Keep in touch.

    Warm Regards,

  2. great stuff….thanks

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