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fear of failure

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How One Man’s Risk Changed Baseball

Comedian W.C. Fields, while riding in an air balloon, yelled to the ground to ask, “Is this Kansas City, Kansas?” When told he must be lost, Fields replied, “Kansas City is lost. I am here.” Not many people go through life with the certainty that Fields did. Fear of the unknown and the fear of […]

Leaving Fear Behind

  “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” — Helen Keller.   Have you ever seen players who were afraid to win? Or afraid to lose? Or just plain afraid? They can take a lesson from comedian Dave Chappelle. Interviewed on Inside […]