As we strive to identify our passions, experimenting in different settings often helps us uncover them. Yet, a fear of failure could prevent us from taking these risks and limit our potential for exploration. Could this fear be what stands between you and your dream?
Cass Phillipps, the founder of FailCon, dives into her TEDx Talk to describe how our fear of failure can halt us from exploring and discovering what we love. This apprehension intensifies with age because there are more risks that need to be considered. In order to combat this trepidation, Cass recommends embracing the challenge at hand and assessing both potentially unfavorable outcomes as well as rewarding successes when taking a risk.
Originally published on Idealistcareers.org.