Why Your Fear of Failure Is Destroying Your Productivity

And what to do about it.

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Last week, a long-standing suspicion finally solidified into a full-blown belief: I am terrified of failure.

There are no two ways about it. When I think that people are counting on me, I melt like butter. I crumble like high-quality pie crust. I break down like my Hyundai Elantra.