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Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich Explains Why Fear Of Criticism Destroys Your Productivity

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Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich Explains Why Fear Of Criticism Destroys Your Productivity. If you fear criticism it paralyzes your ability to make decisions. Indecision and doubt lead to crippling fear. When fear fills your thoughts, what you fear becomes your reality.
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  • 1. The Fear of Criticism Just how people originally came by thisfear, no one can state definitely. It is in a highly developed form. Some believe that this fear made itsappearance about the time that politicsbecame a profession. Others believe it can be traced to the agewhen women first began to concernthemselves with styles in wearingapparel.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 1

2. The Fear of Criticism The basic fear of criticism is part ofpeoples inherited nature that promptsthem not only to take away other peoplesgoods and wares, but to justify theiraction by CRITICISM of their victimscharacter. Thieves criticize their victims. Politicians seek office, not by displayingtheir own virtues and qualifications, butby attempting to degrade and ruin thereputation their opponents. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 2 3. The Fear of Criticism The fear of criticism takes on many petty andtrivial forms. Individuals fall into line and criticize others to bea part of the crowd. Clothing manufacturers have capitalized on thisbasic fear of criticism. It is a curse because they change styles everyseason so they can sell more. Automobile manufacturers do the same. No person wants to drive an automobile that isnot of the latest style, although the older modelmay actually be the better car.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 3 4. Why Does The Average Person, Even In This Day Of Enlightenment, ShyAway From Denying His Belief In TheFables Which Were The Basis Of MostOf The Religions A Few Decades Ago? The answer is, because of the fear ofcriticism. Men and women have been burned at thestake for daring to express disbelief inghosts. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 4 5. Political Correctness Is TheUltimate Fear Of Criticism It is no wonder we have inherited aconsciousness that makes us fear criticism. The time was, and not so far in the past,when criticism carried severe punishments. It still does in some countries. It robs you of your initiative. Destroys your power of imagination Limits your individuality Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 5 6. Fear Of Criticism Destroys Your Self- Confidence and Peace Of Mind Takes away your self-reliance. Damages you in a hundred other ways. Parents Often Do Their Children IrreparableInjury By Criticizing Them. Criticism is the one something everyone hastoo much of. Everyone has a stock of it that is handedout, free, whether called for or not. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 6 7. Fear Of Criticism Is Created By TheThoughtless Comments Of YourFamily, Friends and Relatives Everyone has a stock of it that is handedout, free, whether called for or not. Ones nearest relatives often are the worstoffenders. Ones nearest relatives often are the worstoffenders. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 7 8. Fear Of Criticism Is Created By The Thoughtless Comments Of Your Family, Friends and Relatives It should be recognized as A crime (inreality it is A crime of the worst nature),for any parent to build inferioritycomplexes in the mind of A child, throughunnecessary criticism Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 8 9. Parents and Employers Can Build Or Destroy Those Under Their Control Parents may accomplish the same resultswith their children. Employers, who understand humannature, get the best there is in men, notby criticism, but by constructivesuggestion. Criticism will plant FEAR in the humanheart, or resentment, but it will not buildlove or affection. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 9 10. Fear of Criticism Is Paralyzing This fear is almost as universal as the fearof poverty. Its effects are just as fatal to personalachievement. Fear of criticism destroys initiative, anddiscourages the use of imagination.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 10 11. The Major Symptoms OfThe Fear Of Criticism Self-Consciousness Nervousness, timidity in conversation and in meeting strangers Awkward movement of the hands and limbs Shifting of the eyes Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 11 12. The Major Symptoms OfThe Fear Of Criticism Lack Of Poise Lack of voice control Nervousness in the presence of others Poor posture of body Poor memory Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 12 13. The Major Symptoms Of The Fear Of Criticism Personality Lacking in firmness of decision, personal charm, and ability to express opinions definitely Habit of side-stepping issues instead of meeting them squarely Agreeing with others without careful examination of their opinions Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 13 14. The Major Symptoms Ofthe Fear Of Criticism Inferiority Complex Habit of expressing self-approval by word of mouth and by actions, as a means of covering up a feeling of inferiority Using big words to impress others, often without knowing the real meaning of the words Imitating others in dress, speech and manners Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 14 15. The Major Symptoms Ofthe Fear Of Criticism Inferiority Complex (Continued) Boasting of imaginary achievements A surface appearance of a feeling of superiority Extravagance The habit of trying to keep up with the Joneses Spending beyond ones incomeWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 15 16. The Major Symptoms OfThe Fear Of Criticism Lack Of Initiative Failure to embrace opportunities for self- advancement Fear to express opinions Lack of confidence in ones own ideas Giving evasive answers to questions asked by superiors Hesitancy of manner and speech Deceit in both words and deeds Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 16 17. The Major Symptoms OfThe Fear Of Criticism Lack Of Ambition Mental and physical laziness. Lack of self-assertion. Slowness in reaching decisions. Easily influenced by others. The habit of criticizing others behind their backs and flattering them to their faces.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 17 18. The Major Symptoms Of The Fear Of Criticism Lack Of Ambition (Continued) Habit of accepting defeat without protest Quitting an undertaking when opposed by others Suspicious of other people without cause Lacking in tactfulness of manner and speech Unwillingness to accept the blame for mistakesWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net 2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes Program 18

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