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How to Overcome Fear to Get What You Want

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What do you want most right now? ...

What do you want most right now?
What is holding you back from getting where you want to be?

Here are a few of the most common responses:
1. Not enough ideas
2. Not enough time
3. Not enough money

Most people also say either:

"I don't know what to do next."
or
"I don't know the right people and I'm afraid of doing it alone."

The underlying cause is fear. Fear of being alone. Fear of failure. Even fear of success.

Get the CreativeLIVE Course here: http://www.creativelive.com/courses/overcome-fear-get-what-you-want-noah-kagan

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How to Overcome Fear to Get What You Want How to Overcome Fear to Get What You Want Presentation Transcript

  • Noah Kagan * @NoahKagan
  • Who’s afraid of public speaking?
  • Who’s afraid of heights?
  • Who’s important to you that you haven’t told how much they mean to you?
  • Okay, lets call them now and say exactly why they mean so much…
  • FOLLOW THIS PERSON ON TWITTER.
  • “I’m following @X cause they’re fearless!” #noahLIVE
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enCN20dcKpo
  • It’s NOT fear, it’s about getting what YOU want. 1. Living fearlessly 2. Self, Wealth + Love 3. Psychology of business 4. Start your business today Specifically stories, techniques, live-examples and fun.
  • THE (life) Framework 1. Wealth 2. Health 3. Love Stolen from Neville : - ) (ps. Everything is a kopy!)
  • • What makes anyone an expert? • Ironically a common fear among people • Start on yourself • Help others overcome with success • India • A growing $5 million dollar business I despised • Waking up most days wondering the point of living • Unhealthy relationships Qualifications
  • AppSumo.com/fear Write down your fear.
  • http://bit.ly/fear-responses
  • Now. Pass it 2 people to the right
  • Now… Fun :O
  • Spider Picture
  • AppSumo.com/coffee
  • StrangerChallenge.com
  • Any questions? Tweet to #noahLIVE
  • • Tweet something you are scared of. Hashtag #noahLIVE • The Big Leap • Celestine Prophecy • Women who Love Too Much Free Books Time
  • 2. Self (Health + Love)
  • Insert pic of me home alone crying while cooking
  • Coffee Person
  • But I want to start a business? ” http://Monthly1K.com
  • Health
  • http://MyBodyTutor.com
  • 3 Daily Positive Triggers
  • Work Work-out Personal
  • • Gratitude • Exercise • Breakfast • You
  • 1 year personal training with Adam of MybodyTutor.com “For my Health I’m going to: #noahLive”
  • “To be in the 1% you have to be willing to do what the 99% won’t ”
  • • Invest in yourselves (by sitting here today, you are) to be stronger. • Personal Trainer - $86 a session • Therapy - $180 for 45 minutes • $495 for Conscious Loving Workshop • And $$$$ more
  • Love
  • How to Make Friends
  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/theteamhotsauce/
  • Questions Time
  • “What’s 1 thing you can do to invest in yourself this week?” •Join a gym •Buy a course •Upgrade your phone •Treat someone to lunch (or Taco Deli!) Tweet for Books Time
  • Come BACK to see LIVE business validations!
  • 3. Psychology of Business
  • Facebook… 1. Selfish 2. Marketing 3. Skills
  • And STILL MORE Failures 2012
  • 84% Fail #1
  • $10,000 Fail #2
  • I’ll keep my full rant for the people on my email list (25K strong) I’ll title it “Tell Appsumo to go fuck themselves…” My respect for you and your company has disappeared and pray to fucking God nobody ever asks me what I think of Appsumo and the retards that run it. Fail #3
  • Fail #4
  • Fail #5
  • Fail #6
  • Insert Fails #7-1,000 here
  • Didn’t really know what to do ;/
  • 1,13233.96% of 3,333 7
  • • I have too many / few ideas? • I’m nervous about failing / embarrassing myself • I’ve spent money but haven’t made a profit • I don’t know how to Code • I need a co-founder • What else? Common Fears
  • • Practice (duh.) • Validation! • NOT spending money or time. Tools to overcome fear
  • Draw Me (it’s for my mom) $1,000 if I like it Email it to: noahs-mom@appsumo.com Live-Activity: Portrait Business
  • Fear in business will for sure happen. Practicing / awareness will help you overcome it.” Tweet Practice makes perfect
  • 4. Starting your Business
  • Funny Noah Drawings 
  • You’re not unique interview
  • 1. You only have 48 hours to start 2. How can you get 3 paying customers? 3. What’s the actual problem? Keys to Starting
  • Where you're stuck - Our business model is validated and we want to take over the world. How big should we be thinking? How did you blow up AppSumo? How much of this can apply to a service business? Alex – WPCurve
  • Nita Thom - Designer
  • Reshanda – Awkward Cards
  • Want more help? http://Monthly1k.com
  • Questions?
  • 10 SMALL Wins Today 1. Do what is FUN 2. NOTICE the words you use 3. GEBY 4. Donate clothes to Goodwill 5. Make your bed 6. Get a morning song! Rocket Summer  7. Start 1 new habit – 5 pushups tonight 8. Remove 1 bad habit – no criticizing 9. Add a background image to your phone 10. Call 1 friend (you like) and listen
  • If it’s uncomfortable, you’re growing.” Tweet it! -@noahkagan
  • Review your Framework! 1. Wealth 2. Health 3. Love
  • 1. From RIGHT now for the next 24 hours, what can you accomplish? creativeLIVE will email out winner on Oct. 1st 2. Flight + Hotel + Gourmet Taco dinner with me in Austin, TX. 3. Enter here: http://AppSumo.com/winning 24 Hour Challenge
  • “Have a Great Day!”