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19: Overcoming the Fears That Hold You Back From Being an Entrepreneur

Which man was wealthier then bill gates, warren buffet, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Jeff Bezos combined? In this episode Nachum Kligman answers this question and goes over the main fears that may be holding you back from launching your ideas and how to overcome them. Fear of Failure, Fear of Ridicule, Fear of Rejection and a few more. He also talks about education and if college is important for an entrepreneur. Using real examples and personal anecdotes, after listening to this episode you will be ready to fly!

Name: Nachum Kligman

Position: Business Consultant and Podcaster

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LinkedIn: Nachum on LinkedIn

Twitter: @kligman

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  • Fear of the Unknown

  • Fear of Failure

  • Fear of Ridicule

  • Fear of Rejection

  • Fear you lack the experience or expertise, or education

  • Fear of not being good enough

  • Fear of someone taking my idea

People Mentioned In This Episode:

Wayne Gretzky – You miss 100% of the Shots you Never Take

Andrew Carnegie – Flashes of Lightning

Get our of your comfort zone!

Steven Spielberg

Stephen King

Michael Jordan

Walt Disney

Albert Einstein

Jerry Seinfeld

Steve Jobs

Michael Dell

Bill Gates

Richard Branson – The best way of learning about anything is by doing

Evan Williams

Mark Zuckerberg

Larry Elli

About the author, Nachum

Nachum Kligman is the co-founder and CEO of Book Like A Boss software. Nachum is a visionary entrepreneur, brand builder, marketer and business consultant through his company, Ideago LLC.

He has founded or co-founded more than twenty companies and entrepreneurial projects such as Viewbix, ZipUp Inc, NextDor Inc., and others.

He is the only man in history to own a Pizza Store on Rechov Meah Shearim, and he was a two-time Color War winning General at Raninu Day Camp back in the 90’s.

He has consulted hundreds of business owners and non-profit organizations and is also an author, speaker and an amateur photographer. He holds three technology patents for his vision and ideas that resulted in Viewbix Inc. He also has a very successful weekly podcast, “The Frum Entrepreneur,” which is consistently one of the top Jewish podcasts on iTunes.

His biggest aspiration in life is to be a ben Torah and to help his fellow Jews succeed in the business world. He lives with his wife and children in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.

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