“Success is moving from failure to failure enthusiastically.”
Some may feel sorry for, or even derisive of, the Sarah Palins, Martha Stewarts and Carly Fiorinas of the world. My own response is often tinged with a bit of envy, “Wow, I bet she’s learning a lot.”
Success may be the kindest teacher, but failure is a very efficient one.
Never do I learn more than when I am in the midst of a colossal failure.
It’s this kind of learning which delivers a confidence, a confidence forged best in the furnace of failure.
So here’s to having not only the confidence to risk failure but the enthusiasm to embrace it. Let’s start now: sharing and celebrating our failures and the learning that came with them.
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