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Why You Should Define Your Fears Instead of Your Goals

Investor and author Tim Ferriss likes to use the technique of "fear-setting," rather than goal-setting, to make progress in his life. He says fears can paralyze you from even starting toward an outcome, so managing them should take priority.

"I can trace all of my biggest wins and all of my biggest disasters averted back to doing fear-setting at least once a quarter," he says in the talk.