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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.

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Failing Forward

by John C. Maxwell

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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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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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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Tomorrow belongs to the failures.

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You have to feel the fair and take action anyway.

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

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

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