Episode 87: How To Tap Into 10 Seconds of Courage for Big Results in Business and Life

How To Tap Into 10 Seconds of Courage for Big Results in Business and Life

In the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship, it's common to find ourselves stuck in a rut, hindered by fear and self-doubt. Whether it's the fear of failure or the fear of success, these insecurities can paralyze us and prevent us from taking courageous actions. However, I believe that it only takes 10 seconds of courage to tap into our true potential and achieve remarkable results in both our businesses and personal lives. In today's episode of the Be Fabbo Podcast, we'll explore the concept of 10 seconds of courage and how it can transform our lives. 


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Recognizing the Crossroads:

As creative entrepreneurs, we often encounter crossroads where we must make difficult choices. On one side lies the comfort zone, where we can remain safe but stagnant. On the other side lies the exhilarating unknown, where courage awaits us to take that leap of faith. It's crucial to acknowledge that we always have a choice in these moments. Even though fear and self-doubt may be present, we can choose to rise above them and embrace courage.

Choosing Courage:

The first challenge I present to you is to be brave enough to choose courage. Confidence, mindset, motivation, and momentum are the pillars of our personal and business growth. By believing in ourselves and recognizing our worth, we can gather the strength to overcome our fears and take action. Remember, it's not the size of the act that matters, but rather the audacity to act despite our apprehensions.

Cultivating Courage:

To cultivate courage, we must first recognize our fears. Ignoring fear will not make it disappear; instead, we must face it head-on. Dig deep into the root of your fear, and understand its origins. This journey of self-reflection may uncover past experiences that have led to self-doubt. By acknowledging these fears, we can start to overcome them and regain control over our lives.

Another powerful technique is the 54321 method, where we use a countdown to jolt ourselves into action. By replacing hesitation with momentum, we can break free from the shackles of fear and hesitation. This exercise helps us push through physical and mental pain and propels us towards taking courageous actions.

Additionally, visualizing the positive outcomes of our actions can fuel our courage. Spend those 10 seconds visualizing success, painting a mental picture of what achieving your goals would look like. Whether it's completing a website, finishing a project for your child, or delivering a gallery to a client, envisioning success can motivate and inspire us to take that leap of faith.

The Power of External Push:

Sometimes, our own willpower may waver, making it challenging to maintain courage. In these situations, having a dare buddy can be incredibly beneficial. Find someone who not only dares you to take action but also believes in your capabilities. Having a supportive person by your side, cheering you on and catching you if you fall, can provide the external push needed to overcome self-doubt and apprehension.

Unlocking the power of 10 seconds of courage is a game-changer in both business and life. By choosing courage, recognizing our fears, and embracing audacious action, we can step out of our comfort zones and unlock our true potential. Remember, taking courageous actions is not always easy, but it is vital for personal and business growth. Let go of insecurities, tap into your bravery, and seize those valuable 10 seconds of courage. In doing so, you'll be amazed by the remarkable results you can achieve in your life and business.

Nourish Your Soul with Inspirational Content: Knowledge is not just power; it’s empowerment. Books like


  • The Big Leap – Gay Hendricks
  • The 5 Second Rule – Mel Robbins
  • Untamed – Glennon Doyle
  • Get Past Your Sh*t – Kelly McCausey & 18 co-authors
  • Atomic Habits – James Clear

Ted Talks

  • How great leaders inspire action - Simon Sinek
  • Your body language may shape who you are - Amy Cuddy
  • The Power of Vulnerability – Brené Brown

And of course so many podcast and audio options, here’s to hoping The Be Fabbo Podcast or one of my other audio products can serve you as well and be fuel for your courage.




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