The power that failing gives – What does success mean to you? It may be different for every individual. It sure doesn’t mean anything without a great deal of failure to begin with, right? We all fail. Ask anybody who is highly successful, and they will be quick to tell you their stories of failure in a heartbeat. Stories of rags to riches to rags and super riches are stories you will only hear from entrepreneurs or those who took massive risks early on in their lives.
As I said, we all fail. In what gravity it is, on the other spectrum of it lies success. Avoiding failure is not the meaning of success. When we ride a vehicle for a long travel, we hit some bumps or holes along the way. We Also take wrong turns or sometimes fail to check the engine for leaks.
Do you know what kind person avoids these things altogether? One that doesn’t leave their driveway, or one that just starts the engine but never steps on the accelerator.
What does it mean to fail and the power failing gives? Well, it just means whether you’re going to fail “successfully” or what we call PROFITING FROM YOUR FAILURES. You see, the difference between greatness and being mediocre is usually how an individual sees mistakes. If you want to pursue the success journey, you will need to learn to fail forward.
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People who are unsuccessful are usually so afraid of failure and rejection. They spend their entire lives avoiding risks or decisions that could lead to failure. They are not able to realize that success is based on their ability to fail and continue trying. Having the right attitude means failure is not fatal nor final. Nobody dies from failing. As a matter of fact, it’s the springboard to success. This is a power that failing gives. Let me explain.
Nobody highly successful view their mistakes as failures. It’s referred to as “learning experiences” or “detours” or “tuition fees”, “opportunities for growth” and other terms based on learning.
When you’re successful and think that you are, you don’t let failure get in to your head. Instead of dwelling on the negative consequences of failure, thinking of what might have been or how things haven’t worked out for them, you focus on the rewards of success. Learning from your mistakes and thinking about how you can improve yourself in your situation. Improving from failing gives power.
I want you to see failing as a learning experience Just realize that you have failed, but you are NOT a failure. Keep going.
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TOPIC: THE POWER THAT FAILING GIVES