Some think the first step onto the wire is the most difficult. But it’s not. That first step – with one foot on the wire and the other foot on the ground – is the easiest.

It’s really the second step that’s the hardest; both feet are precariously trying to stay balanced on the wire. To keep moving forward, you must face the fear.

You’ve already taken your first step successfully running your business. Do you have a second step that scares the hell out of you? 

Joel Cohen is the founder of CEO Stars – – a unique concept with a community of over 105 ad agency CEOs. Cohen is also the founder of Dreamland, USA, – ‘An Imagineering Community’ – that helps leaders accomplish their ‘impossible.’