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Why people who have "learned helplessness" can never start a business

 They have all the books, all the mentors, all the money in the world. But if they are unable to make their own decision, they are really doomed. They rely on someone to validate their decision. No one will do this honestly.

You need to put yourself out there and risk losing. Skin in the game. That's the hard truth. You will get hurt.

It will be anxiety-provoking.

It will be really really hard.

You have to fail multiple times.

You have to get out of that loop.

As the popular mantra says, JUST DO IT.

Don't ADHD it. Face your fears head on.


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