Category Archives: Mounting your Trophies

Whether it’s mounting your trophy or licking your wounds, evaluating what you did makes the next hunt easier.

What Type of Failure Defeated You

There’s an often (mis)quoted phrase, “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.”  The problem is that remembering is not enough.  You have to understand what went wrong.  You have to learn from it. You have to wring every last bit of knowledge from the defeat that the Dragon dealt you, so…

Embrace Failure, Just Don’t Quit!

From an early age, we’re taught to abhor failure.  It’s something to be avoided, and for some, this avoidance of failure becomes so strong that it turns into paralysis.  We become so scared of not succeeding, of being judged a loser, of receiving an epic face palm, that we stop trying altogether. So where does…

Look Back, Look Down, Look Forward

   Sometimes, on a Dragon Hunt, you’re afforded a natural point at which to stop and review your progress, and carry out a course correction to get you where you want to go.  Unfortunately, if you wait for these points to come along, you’ll find that Dragon Hunts take far longer than expected. The reason…

Doubt! Why you want it!

   Questions are always tricky.  The right question at the right time, can send you down the path to greatness.  The same question at a different time, can leave you curled up in a fetal position, sobbing yourself to sleep.  And the wrong question can lead you so far off course, you’ll never find your…