"What would you attempt to do, if you knew you could not fail?"

I recently read this blog on Stratejoy. This is my own response.
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This is such a soul-searching question, that I find it really hard to answer. I feel a little disappointed in myself simply because I don’t have a straight-forward answer.

My problem is not a fear of failure. My problem, is that I feel like everything just boils right down to money. And I hate money. If I knew I couldn’t fail, I would start a business. Okay? So, why don’t I do just that? Because it takes money. And a lot of money. Business loans? Believe me when I tell you that no one is going to loan me any money. My credit is atrocious. And nobody I know has the money to just throw at me and say, “Yeah go for the gold; here’s the start up cash you need. Follow your dreams! Woo!”

I feel pathetic when I think about how dependent I am on money. I’ve read stories about people quitting their jobs to follow their dreams, and I feel that they have something I don’t.

I don’t have a fall-back income. I don’t have a spouse who can pay the bills and the rent while I spend my days writing business plans, talking to banks for loans, and all the other stuff that comes with starting a business. I don’t have a penny in savings to help me along while I chase my dream. Because to live in this world, especially with me being a mom, you have to have some sort of income.

So I guess, in answer to what would I attempt to do if I knew I could not fail, I would have to say that I would marry a rich guy. Then maybe I would feel like I could afford to try out this whole “business owner” realm of existence.

Or maybe I’d just keep getting in my own way.
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So…what would you attempt to do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

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