What High-Achieving People Have Learned to Give Up
High-achieving people will tell you that they sacrificed to get where they are, but what, exactly, did they sacrifice? An article in Forbes magazine lists 18 things that high-achieving people routinely give up—and many of them are not what you would expect.
Number one on the list: a fear of uncertainty. The article notes that there really are no guarantees in life, so when you start a new business, you aren’t really giving up certainty for the reckless unknown. You’re giving up one kind of uncertainty for another—and the old one, which feels more certain, may be holding you back.