Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is quoted as saying, “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of, ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.”

What opportunities are you facing that scare you…that you don’t feel quite ready for? What prospects exist that you could take advantage of, if you were willing to be vulnerable and open to the possibility?

Whenever you face a new opportunity, think of it as an adventure and take the risk of pushing through your fear. On the other side of your self-limiting idea of “I’m ready for this,” is a new reality wherein you learn what’s needed and garner the support necessary to succeed.

For more on pushing through your fears, read my book, LIES That Limit, available at

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