How to Handle the Pessimists


“Negative voices don’t sound as loud when they’re not the only voices you hear.”

Any idea worth pursuing will have an element of unavoidable risk.

If you’re an innovator or creative, there will be times when you will need to ignore some of the people closest to you, your pessimistic family or friends. In a recent blog post on his excellent web site, serial entrepreneur and author Scott Berkun offers some advice on dealing with those individuals – while being able to hear their valid concern – as you pursue your entrepreneurial dream.

Give it a read.