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Failing Forward

Failing Forward

John C. Maxwell

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Truly successful people have learned to do what does not come naturally. Real success lies in experiencing fear or aversion and acting in spite of it.

JOSEPH MANCUSI

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Self-discipline is a quality that is won through practice

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The commen denominator of success lies in forming the habit of doing things that failures don't like to do.

ALBERT GRAY

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If you are committed, a failure doesn't mean that you'll never succeed. It just means you will take longer. Commitment makes you capable of failing forward until you reach your goals.

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If you go from task to task to task without making progress, or you can't seem to reach a goal no matter how much effort you give it, examine your focus.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If your circumstances constantly get you down, then maybe it's time for change- not in your situation, but in your attitude.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT

The most importantsingle ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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JIM ROHN

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge; let your learning lead to action

JIM ROHN

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MARK TWAIN

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like and do what you would rather not.

MARK TWAIN

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

People change when they...

Hurt enough that they have to,

Larn enough that they want to, and

Receive enough that they are able to.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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DON SHULA AND KEN BLANCHARD

Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you can take action and use it.

DON SHULA AND KEN BLANCHARD

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WILLIAM MARSTON

If there is any single factor that makes for success in living, it is the ability to draw dividends from defeat.

WILLIAM MARSTON

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WOLFGANG PUCK

I learn more from the one restaurant that didn't work than from all the ones that were successes.

WOLFGANG PUCK

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LORD BYRON

Adversity is the first path to truth

LORD BYRON

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WARREN WIERSBE

A realist is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been purified. A skeptic is an idealist who has gone trough the fire and been burned.

WARREN WIERSBE

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SYDNEY HARRIS

A winner knows how much he still has to learn, even when he is considered an expert by others. A loser wants to be considered an expert by others before he has learned enough to know how little he knows.

SYDNEY HARRIS

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If you live to learn, then you will really learn to live.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JIM ZABLOSKI

The more you do, the more you fail. The more you you fail, the more you learn, the better you get.

JIM ZABLOSKI

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JIM ZABLOSKI

If you're not failing at least five times a day, you're probably not doing enough.

JIM ZABLOSKI

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Your attitude toward failure determines your altitude after failure.

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The things which hurt, instruct.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If at first you do succeed, try something harder.

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

You risk because you have something of value you want to achieve

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JAMES WISELY

There is nothing so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.

JAMES WISELY

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JIM STOVALL

Don't wait for all the lights to be green before you leave the house.

JIM STOVALL

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

In life, there are no safe places or risk-free activities.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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SYDNEY J. HARRIS

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable

SYDNEY J. HARRIS

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Little progress is better than no progress at all. Success comes in taking many small steps

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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G. K. CHESTERTON

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but i do believe in fate that falls on them unless they act.

G. K. CHESTERTON

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HELEN KELLER

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

HELEN KELLER

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HENRY C. LINK

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

HENRY C. LINK

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If a bookstore gets your order wrong, figure out whether it is an opportunity to learn a new skill.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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HORACE WALPOLE

In science,mistakes always precede the truth.

HORACE WALPOLE

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Some of the greatest stories of success can be found in the unexpected benefits of mistakes.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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WILLIAM SAROYAN

Good people are good because they have come to wisdom through failure. we get very little wisdom from success,you know.

WILLIAM SAROYAN

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

To achieve your dreams, you must embrace adversity and make failure a regular part of your life. If you are not failing, you are probably not really moving forward.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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ELBERT HUBBARD

A failure is a man who blundered, but is not able to cash in in the experience

ELBERT HUBBARD

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ZIG ZIGLAR

You can get everything in life you want if you help enough other people get what they want

ZIG ZIGLAR

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BARBARA WARD

Don't get stuk inside your own ego, because it will become a prison in no time flat.

BARBARA WARD

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BISHOP FULTON SHEEN

Most of us do not like to look inside ourselves for the same reason we do not like to open a letter that has bad news

BISHOP FULTON SHEEN

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

To have an opportunity to reach your potential, you must know who you are and face your flaw

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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SHELDON KOPP

All of the significant battles are waged within the self

SHELDON KOPP

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There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

BEN FRANKLIN

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RUDOLF DREIKURS

We can change our whole life and the attitude of people around us simply by changing ourselves

RUDOLF DREIKURS

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JOHN KILLINGER

Failure is the greatest opportunity i have to know who i really am.

JOHN KILLINGER

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Every major difficulty you face in life is a fork in the road. You choose which track you will head down, toward breakdown or breaktrough.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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WES ROBERTS

People do not have to remain victoms of their pasts.

WES ROBERTS

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NELSON BOSWELL

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.

NELSON BOSWELL

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

The problems of people's pasts impact them in one of two ways: They experience either a breakdown or a breakthrough.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JAMES LONG

One reason god created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.

JAMES LONG

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ROGER CRAWFORD

Handicaps can only disable us if we let them. This is true not only of physical challenges, but of emotional and intellectual ones as well... I believe that real and lasting limitations are created in our minds, not our boidies.

ROGER CRAWFORD

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JOHN C. MAXWEII

You certainly can't control the length of your life, but you can control its width and depth.

JOHN C. MAXWEII

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

A problem is something that can be solved. A fact of life is something that must be accepted.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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FRED SMITH

The key to positive action is to know the difference between a problem and a fact of life.

FRED SMITH

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If you think positively and do nothing, you will not be able to fail forward. You must add positive action to a positive attitude.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JAN SMUTS

A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.

JAN SMUTS

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

No matter what happens to you, failure is an inside job

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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STEWART B. JOHNSON

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today

STEWART B. JOHNSON

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MICHAEL KORDA

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.

MICHAEL KORDA

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PUAL J. MEYER

Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.

PUAL J. MEYER

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WILLIAM DEAN SINGLETON

Too many people, when they make a mistake, just keep stubbornly plowing ahead and end up repeating the same mistakes. I believe in the motto, "Try and try again." But the way i read it, it says, " Try, then stop and think. Then try again.

WILLIAM DEAN SINGLETON

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H. STANLEY JUDD

Don't wast energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's okey to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing.

H. STANLEY JUDD

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CHARLES BUXTON

Bad temper is its own scourge. Few things are more bitter than to feel bitter. A man's venom poisons himself more than his victim

CHARLES BUXTON

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

One reaction to failure that keeps people driving on the failure freeway is anger

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If you always do what you have always done, then you will always get what you have always gotten.

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

People who stay on the failure freeway don't think that it's their fault

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JOHN C.MAXWELL

The only thing that matters is that you face your fear and get moving. Do that, and you give yourself the opportunity to learn how to fail forward

JOHN C.MAXWELL

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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

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JERMOE BRUNER

You are more likely to act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action.

JERMOE BRUNER

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JOHN C.MAXWELL

You have to feel the fair and take action anyway.

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Fear Cycle

Fear Cycle

Fear

Inaction

Inexperience

Inability

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Don't wait until you feel positive to move forward.

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JOHN C. MAXELL

When achievers fail, they see it as a momentary event , not a lifelong epidemic.

JOHN C. MAXELL

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JAMES ALLEN

A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thought.

JAMES ALLEN

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ERMA BOMBECK

Tell yourself," I'm not a failure . I failed at doing something." There is a big difference.

ERMA BOMBECK

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Achievers are able to keep moving forward no matter what happens . And that's made possible because they remember that failure doesn't make them failures. No one should take mistakes personally. That's the way to take yourself out of failure.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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GRANTLAND RICE

Failure is not so bad if it doesn't attack the heart . Success is alright if it doesn't go to the head.

GRANTLAND RICE

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JOHN C.MAXWELL

Errors become mistakes when we perceive them and respond to them incorrectly.

Mistakes become failures when we continually respond them incorrectly.

JOHN C.MAXWELL

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ROB PARSONS

Tomorrow belongs to the failures.

ROB PARSONS

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WASHINGTIN IRVING

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Little mind are subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise about them

WASHINGTIN IRVING

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HERBERT V. BROCKNOW

The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders frim one who does.

HERBERT V. BROCKNOW

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Entrepreneurs recognize that three steps forward and two steps back still equals one step forward.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

You are the only person who can really label what you do a failure.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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JOHN C. MAXELL

No one can conclude that he has failed until he breathes his last breath. Until then, he is still in process, and the jury is still out.

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

Failure isn't a percentage or a test. It's not a single event. It's a process.

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JOHN C. MAXWELL

If you resist change, you are really resisting success. learn flexibility,or learn to like living with your failures.

JOHN C. MAXWELL

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