Category: fear of success

Channukah Hints, Jewrican Factoids #4: Don’t cheat yourself

Like a great many people, I am ambivalent about success. It probably has something to do with not being 26 anymore: you want something big, but you know how hard life can be and you worry about failure. You want something important…but do you really want it?┬áMy latest play for example. There was a period…
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December 23, 2011 0

Don’t Fear The Reaper

Actually, the title of this quickie post should be something like, “Don’t Fear Success,” but the song has been in my head, not sure why. I was thinking about the fear of success, in many different forms, since I’m re-reading, for the billionth time, one of my very favorite books, A Confederacy of Dunces, by…
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December 7, 2011 0