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fear of rejection | The F Word by Toyin Dawodu

How to Get Over Your Fear of Rejection

In my more than two decades of experience launching and running businesses,  I have come to recognize that fear is a HUGE obstacle most people never get around to overcoming.  Recently, I wrote my first book, The F Word, a content-packed handbook I wrote to help people recognize and get […]

fear of failure | The F Word by Toyin Dawodu

Setbacks vs. Failure: Why the Fear of Failing is Overrated

In my more than two decades of experience launching and running businesses,  I have come to recognize that fear is a HUGE obstacle most people never get around to overcoming.  Recently, I wrote my first book, The F Word, which is a content-packed handbook I wrote to help people recognize […]

succession planning | how to run a business

Making a Case for Teaching Your Kid (and Mine) How to Run a Business

Like any parent, I’m always worried about my son. The thought that he may not go to college has been a source of near-depression for me over the past decade. He recently celebrated his 18th birthday, and while he has plans to go to junior college, I am hopeful that […]

what college can't teach you

What College Won’t Teach You

$20,000 In Tuition Later…Have I Learned Anything?   In 2014, I accrued more than $20,000 in educational expenses. No, not for my son; for myself. I needed to learn more, as we all do, and I had no trouble investing the money into education. But I didn’t go back to […]

Unpause: Get yourself off pause | An action plan

Instant Download: Don’t Put Your Life on Hold

A few weeks ago, I read a story in the Wall Street Journal about a group of refugees who escaped from Cuba to Guantanamo Bay in an attempt to wait out the demise of Fidel Castro. They assumed their wait would only be six months, but they have been waiting […]

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