Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Introduction Most adults go through life with an almost constant Fear of Failure. Which is kind of ironic actually, since learning how to fail is almost a requirement for eventually becoming Successful.
Fear of failure It is the main reason why more than 80% of people in the world are not prepared to change their circumstances.
Why do people fear failure so much? The reason for this is because people don't understand the dynamics involved in success and failure.
Failure – Benefits Back down to earth Let's face it, we all have times where our heads get a little to big for our own good. A small failure here and there can serve as a very useful breaking mechanism to bring us back down to earth.
Failure – Benefits Inspiration I know, I know, that sounds totally counterintuitive. But think about it, when you're trying something for the 3rd, 4th or even 100th time, "I intend to succeed This Time" can actually be a pretty strong motivator.
Failure – Benefits It is the best way to learn Most of us learned to walk by falling flat on our faces. We just had to back up and tried again; until we could take two steps, then three, then ten... with many falls in between.
Failure – Benefits Past failures prepare you for future success Learn from your mistakes. Failures help you realize what didn’t work, so you can find what will work. And think about it…when your down, there’s no place to go, but up.
Strategies to Deal With Failure Try again employing a different method. Go back and look at everything you have done so far.
Strategies to Deal With Failure Talk to successful people who have made it. Think of what you might have left out and try again. Whatever you do, don't give up.
Failures - Conclusion Every failure, every adversity and every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit. Failure contains the seed of victory and of success.
Failures - Conclusion Failure teaches you what works and what doesn't. When you study the reasons for your failure and learn from it, you'll find the key to your success.