Overcoming the Fear of Failure and That's None of Your Business

Big A and Wally
Dec 13, 2022

Welcome to View from the Top podcast! In this episode, we are joined by Justin Skinner who shares how one can get through a failure and use it to improve oneself and others.

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Justin believes that the courage one can muster to overcome the fear of failure is a muscle that can be built through practice. Practice coupled with the right mindset of digging for lessons every time you experience a failure, or understanding that it is there to better you and ultimately lead to some sort of success.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Sometimes there's just things that are out of our control. We just have to accept it and keep moving forward with humility.
  • Understand that failure is there to better you, or ultimately lead to some sort of success
  • Curiosity coupled with humility is going to make you a pretty dangerous man.


Justin Skinner is a farm-raised entrepreneur, author, speaker, and performance coach from the great midwest. He lives in Springfield, Missouri with his beautiful wife Kendra Skinner, and their little dog Daisy. Justin played collegiate baseball as a two-way player and is now a full-time author and real estate investor. 

He is the author of the book Professional Failure and host of The Professional Failure Podcast, where he and his guests share stories and lessons learned from past failures. Justin has many stories of failures and the valuable lessons he has learned along the way to success. He is passionate about sharing these lessons he has learned with others so they may enjoy their own success in life!

In his downtime, Justin enjoys traveling with Kendra, playing pickleball, having good conversations, and anything active.

Connect with Justin Skinner:

Website: https://www.professional-failure.com/

Podcast: https://www.professional-failure.com/podcast

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/justincskinner/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theprofessionalfailure

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JustinCSkinner

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ0DeLAZQgJNPPu4zYjCwFw

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