Fear and self-doubt plague all of us. To the degree you can overcome your insecurities, you will experience freedom to be yourself and reach your full potential as an entrepreneur. The most important thing to understand is that everyone experiences these scary emotions to some degree, regardless of how confident and self-assured people may seem.
After I made a recent presentation at Google’s New York office, an audience member asked me, “How do you become so self-assured and confident?” I responded: “How do you know I am self-confident? The truth is you don’t know what I am experiencing inside, only I know that. You have the impression that I am self-assured and confident, but you don’t know that for sure.”