Tag Archive: failure

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…