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It's not just fear of failure that is the motivator; there's clearly a fear of what a partial success could mean in the face of failing to "go big" when you had the chance. No one wants to look back months or years later wondering, "Did we do the most we could have with what we had, or did we leave too much on the table?" Fear of future regret can produce a powerful incentive to make sure you're doing everything you can at every point to take advantage of opportunities.
## Fear as the Mind Killer
-Eventually, the positive aspects of fear diminish and the negative ones begin to dominate. As the boat gets bigger, the value of the cargo increases, and so does the number of people who think their opinions should help steer the organization (incidentally, this is also the point at which you probably refer to your company as "the organization" or "the org"). Fear of not succeeding is replaced by the fear of loosing the success that has already been gained. New hires have never known the fear that their jobs may not be around in a few months unless they and a small group excel at their jobs (though new hires at LivingSocial may now [arguably have some of that fear](http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/29/livingsocial-confirms-layoffs-400-all-but-a-couple-dozen-in-the-u-s-10-of-workforce/)).
+Eventually, the positive aspects of fear diminish and the negative ones begin to dominate. As the boat gets bigger, the value of the cargo increases, and so does the number of people who think their opinions should help steer the organization (incidentally, this is also the point at which you probably refer to your company as "the organization" or "the org"). Fear of not succeeding is replaced by the fear of losing the success that has already been gained. New hires have never known the fear that their jobs may not be around in a few months unless they and a small group excel at their jobs (though new hires at LivingSocial may now [arguably have some of that fear](http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/29/livingsocial-confirms-layoffs-400-all-but-a-couple-dozen-in-the-u-s-10-of-workforce/)).
Failure is the norm in the beginning. So many ideas are tried that a majority of them are going to naturally be terrible. Once the product reaches that "steady state", however, and those major changes are no longer being made, the culture shifts. No one wants to fail at anything, especially when so many people are watching. It leads to a type of paralysis that eventually favors group decisions, spread blame/responsibility, and then action only after consensus. No one (understandably) wants to be responsible for breaking anything (which is natural in the beginning), especially when millions of dollars could be on the line.
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