The Jonah Complex

We all want to fully achieve our potential, our greatness, in both our personal and business lives. Or do we? Abraham Maslow talks about the Jonah Complex. This is our reluctance to achieve greatness. This can be due to the fear to attract attention, fear of responsibility, fear of being outside the norm, fear of insecurity, or the fear of losing control. There is a greater fear than the fear of failure. It’s the fear of success.

Once you are aware that such fear exists, you are better able to fight this fear. We all are given our own special talents and skills. You are to use these talents and skills to improve our lives and the lives of those who we come in contact with. Feel your fear of success and achieve your full potential.


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