It's not what you think, I promise. Failure is not only necessary, but expedient. The only thing standing between where you are and where you want to be is experience. It's the best teacher, and it just so happens that you learn a lot more from the bad then from the good. Related: On Friday, I Quit Google – Here’s Why Look at the light bulb. It took Thomas Edison more than 1,000 tries to get it right. He said it better than I ever could, "the most certain way to succeed is to always try just one more time." The mistake we make is stopping and standing by for success. Too afraid to make moves, we wait. What we all fear is failure, and that fear becomes a prison. It holds us hostage, and we rather stay still then shoot for the stars.
May 22, 2015