People’s fear of success stems from their terror of failure.

They sacrifice the possibility of achievement, wealth and fame rather than risk making any mistakes. Many opt out and avoid failure by doing nothing. Too many people emphasise their weaknesses rather than their strengths. They program themselves negatively to expect failure rather than positively to expect success.

If you start to imagine all of the reasons why you simply cannot succeed, then you will not even have the strength to try. We all have the natural aversion to being embarrassed when things go wrong or to be made a fool of in the presence of others.

This holds people back and causes them to procrastinate…