The word that most people don’t wish to hear. Everyone wants to be a success, influential, and someone who is respected.
The “F” word for every person on a mission. 𝑭𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒖𝒓𝒆. The daunting experience makes you want to give up or start something new.
It is no different for business owners. Or anyone trying to make an impact in their life. From getting ahead of your competition to simple goals, such as going to the gym.
𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐟𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞. 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐜𝐮𝐭.
Now, having said that.
You need to be prepared to fail. Each time you fail is a step to success.
You can walk up to anyone who you know is successful and ask them, “What did you do to get to where you are?”. Most likely, this will lead to a lot of stories of failure.
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐭.
Failure is not something that needs to be avoided. It is a chance to learn something that 𝒅𝒐𝒆𝒔 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌.
A great story of failure to success is that of Stephen King.
Stephen King wasn’t a natural writer.
He wrote stories after stories as a student in high school through to college, collecting a backlog of rejected stories in an enormous crate.
Stephen King wrote the story “The Shining” one of his most notorious novels.
Before this he wrote “Carrie” before the final version. 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐚𝐝 “𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞” 𝐫𝐞𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝟑𝟎 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬.
Before writing his 31st attempt, he chucked his manuscript out.
His wife found the manuscript from a round file and asked him to try one more time. The rest is history…