Fear will always conspire to keep us from taking action in our lives. Rather than trying to name the fear and understand what’s driving it, our minds have an uncanny way of calling it something else in our attempt to minimize or dismiss it. Fear of failure gets a makeover under the moniker of “risk-aversion” and “comfort”, and the often paralyzing fear of making a mistake somehow sounds much less ominous when called “perfectionism”. As you think about important decisions and changes you would like to make in your life and career, what specific fears are keeping you from taking action? And how can you find the inspiration, support and courage to name these fears and take that next step?