The Perception of Failure is the Scariest Part
Few things sting like failing at something. Marriage, parenting, education, and entrepreneurship are some of the obvious heavy failures that cut deep. How many little failures, like tests throughout your education do you recall failing? Considering one of the definitions for failure is “lack of success,” it’s obvious that as frequently as we fail, we’re never officially taught how to bounce back from failure.
This leads me to believe we fail way more often than we succeed. At the very least, there’s a balance between successes and failures. So if failure is so common, something we’ve done maybe hundreds of times, why’s it such a scary concept? Our perception of failure (and its consequences), can cause paralysis, keeping us from taking risks. Although it seems to be something that we should be well-adjusted to, let’s look at three perception shifts to help you bounce back from failure. [Read more…] about How to Bounce Back From Failure