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Why Failure Isn’t Always A Bad Thing Weekly Words of Wisdom

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

In life, there are constant setbacks. We try and sometimes we inevitably fail. Every single moment we exist, there’s a moment for opportunity and failure. This is just the ebb and flow of life. But for the success-driven few, failure simply isn’t an option.

Especially when the stakes are high, you’re bound to lose at one point or another. Most successful businessmen and businesswomen are propelled by an insatiable drive to succeed in their field—and sacrifices will ensue.

The trick is to not be afraid of failure. Sometimes failing at a task, a business deal, or situation can bring more learning, enlightenment, and connections than “success” can. Failure should never denoted “badness,” simply that it didn’t work with those ingredients and approaches. Instead of fearing losing or failing at something, embrace it and learn from it. But alas, this is not an easy feat, especially (more…)