Failure itself is not the secret to succeeding. Learning and improving by trying and doing, or learning from failure, is the secret to succeeding as an entrepreneur.
If you are not trying new things, your business is stagnating. Of course, not everything you try will work. Some efforts will be a big hit, and some will be a big miss. So you have to be ready to fail if you want to succeed.
That’s easy to say, but how do you actually learn from failure? How do you get past the stinging feeling that comes with failure? Brad Bollenbach has written a landmark article about Learning from Failure, and he takes on some of these very issues.
Success is really just a checkpoint on a road graveled by mistakes.
Thank you, Phil Gerbyshak for pointing me to this article.
How have you learned from failure?
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