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The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work

jamesclear.com

Successful people give up all the time. If something is not working, smart people don’t repeat it endlessly. They revise. They adjust. They quit.

Just like the saying goes, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

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  1. Failure of Tactics - the HOW mistakes: failure to execute on a good plan and a clear vision.
  2. Failure of Strategy - the WHAT mistakes: when you follow a strategy that fails to deliver the results you want.
  3. Failure of Vision

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  1. Record your process.
  2. Measure your outcomes.
  3. Review and adjust your tactics.

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  1. Launch it quickly.
  2. Do it cheaply.
  3. Revise it rapidly.

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Many people prefer to go-with-the-flow and take life as it comes. In theory, that's just fine.

But in practice, there is a problem: If you never decide on a vision for your life, you'll often find yourself living someone else's dream.

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These are WHO mistakes. They occur when society fails to provide equal opportunity for all people.

Failures of Opportunity are the result of many complex factors: age, race, gender, income, education, and more.

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