Fear Proofing for Entrepreneurs

Overcome the most common entrepreneurial fears by traveling around the country for 30 days in a home-made camper van.
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you want to be one? Or just start a small business on the side?

Being an entrepreneur forces you to confront some of the biggest fears you have. If you never overcome these fears, they will hold you back at every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

Fear number one is fear of failure. Fear of losing everything and not having a job or anything to fall back on. Fear number two is fear of meeting new people. In this course you'll face both fears head on through an experiential project.

You'll learn how I went on my own fear proofing journey several years ago, and the various steps I took along the way as well as the strategies that helped me succeed.

You'll learn how to build a small camper van, which you will live in for a month, to get the experience of what it is like to live homelessly for a month while traveling. This experience will help you eliminate your fears of failure and losing everything because you'll learn that you can survive, be productive and feel fulfilled with almost nothing.

You'll also be reliant on other people in the new towns and cities you visit to learn where to go and what to do. You'll be forced to get comfortable talking with strangers and getting help. When you go back to your business, you will see everything in a new light. You'll feel more comfortable picking up the phone and calling people, sending emails to people you want to meet and getting help from strangers when you need it.

Business is a game, take this course so you can play the game without anything holding you back.


What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to go on a 30 day journey
  • A few thousand dollars to invest in your trip
  • A determination to do whatever it takes to overcome your fears

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Cold call and email without fear
  • Take intelligent risks without fear holding you back
  • Break the mold in your industry and create revolutionary products

Who is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs who want to break through their emotional limitations
  • Professionals who want the confidence to finally start their first business
  • Students who want to hit the ground running with their startup business

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
My Story
Course Project
How to Use This Course
Free Bonus
Executive Summary
Section 2: Van Basics
Why Fear Proof Yourself?
Where to Go?
What You Will Need to Buy or Build
Van Health - Food
Van Health - Exercise
Van Health - Hygiene
Section 3: Working, Learning and Exploring
Minimalist Office
Deep Dive Learning
Power and Internet for Electronics
Reflection and Introspection
Van as Base Camp
Where to Park
Section 4: The Social Life of a Van Dweller
Offline Places to Meet People
The Best Websites for Meeting People
How to Tell People You Live in a Van
Section 5: Conclusion
Section 6: Bonuses

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Instructor Biography

Timothy Kenny, Author of "Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs"

Timothy Kenny is the author of “Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs.” He teaches classes and speaks to groups about how to accelerate their learning so that they can build successful businesses faster and with more confidence in their success.

Timothy has taught at the Harvard Innovation lab, The Tufts University Entrepreneurs Society, General Assembly in Boston, and has been a featured teacher on Skillshare, among others. He has consulted with startup teams on how to accelerate their learning, creativity, and growth.

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