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I  just finished reading In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day by one of my favorite authors, Mark Batterson. It is based on a not-so-familiar Bible story about a young man named Benaiah who was confronted by a lion that threatened his life. However, unlike most of us who would have run the other way as fast as we could, Benaiah chased the lion into a pit and came out the victor. Instead of letting his fears get the best of him, Benaiah took a giant risk, not looking at how big his foe was, but claiming just how big his God was. He chased the lion into that trap with a simple spear, and provided a lesson in faith and courage that speaks volumes about how we should approach opportunities today. Continue Reading

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I’ve had two conversations in as many days with women whose careers are in transition. As we discussed what’s holding them back from taking a giant leap toward their new dreams, I heard a common challenge—fear. Not fear of failure or fear of the unknown, but fear of success. It seems a little strange to those just starting their professional journeys, but for those of us who’ve experienced the highs and lows of entrepreneurship, we understand.

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