If you want to get something, you have to ask for it. Want a raise? Ask. No one will give it to you. What did you expect?
10 Career Mistakes I Wish I Had Never Made
Darius Foroux

Some of us are too scared to succeed. It sounds ridiculous but it isn’t. Like Timo said in Coach Carter: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

We are afraid to ask and be vulnerable. We are afraid of how people will think of us when we do what is best for our success. Something like asking for a raise is uncomfortable and puts us in a position to receive the answer “no,” which scares us because we are denied something. But in this vulnerability we find the most success because we only get stronger and smarter by learning how to not be vulnerable and be comfortable in

We all have the capacity to succeed, it’s just scary to do something new that enables our success, because something new puts us in an unfamiliar and uncomfortable position.

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