IBM 231 | Is Fear of Success Holding You Back (and You Don’t Even Realize It)?

IBM231-200Do you put things off that you know will bring you results? Have you ever been on the verge of success, and suddenly everything falls apart? Do you find yourself talking a lot about success, but never taking action on it?

These questions and more point to an all-to-common obstacle for entrepreneurs. It could be holding you back without you even realizing it. In this episode, we talk about how to identify this fear and the overcome it.

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In This Episode

  • A simple litmus test that will tell you if you fear success
  • 6 Sources of the Fear of Success and How to Overcome Each

Items of Interest



I love seeing my phone filled with Paypal notifications!  I’m actually making money on a product I haven’t created yet. I’m doing what Jeremy and Jason teach. Sell the product first then give the customer exactly what they want.

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Action Guide

  1. Identify the source(s) of your fear of success
  2. Free write for 20 minutes every day for seven days about your fear of success.

What do you think?

What was the most important insight about the fear of success that you gained from this episode?


  1. Steven Arthur says:

    Thanks J&J for a great and necessary topic. I literally LOL’d when you talked about the rug being pulled out repeatedly and the only common denominator was….me!
    I’ll be adding this topic to my daily writing as suggested. Thanks again.