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Overcoming the Fear of Success (Part 3)



Galatians 6:9 says: "And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." Our quote for today is from Denis Waitley. He said: "Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll do it' philosophy." Today, in the Get Things Done podcast we are continuing with part 3 of our series titled, “Overcoming the Fear of Success”. Caution and fear of success are totally different things. It is prudent, of course, to avoid unnecessary risk and to set attainable goals (which presumably would not include such feats as flying near the sun on wax wings). But having established attainable goals, you should strive wholeheartedly to attain them. You should not be held back by procrastination -- or any other self-defeating behavior -- in order to hinder your progress towa