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At some point in life, all of us have failed. It could be something as simple as not getting through a driving licence test or something as big as losing in an international competition.
Failure doesn’t mean that you haven’t worked hard; it simply means that you need to take another approach to achieve what you want.
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... and failure is good even if it feels really bad when it happens.
Look for the greater message of the experience and expect it to, eventually, turn out for the good.
It means you are actually active, doing something, moving forward.
We limit ourselves, and we impede our ability to make big things happen when we buy into what society says will work or not work.
We must take a leap, take calculated risks, and be patient for the results. We don’t need to have everything worked out beforehand.
“Failure and defeat are life’s greatest teachers [but] sadly, most people, and particularly conservative corporate cultures, don’t want to go there...Instead they choose to play it safe, to fly below the radar, repeating the same safe choices over and over again. They operate under the belief that if they make no waves, they attract no attention; no one will yell at them for failing because they generally never attempt anything great at which they could possibly fail (or succeed).”
- Ralph Heath
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