Posts Tagged: failure

The Lessons of ‘Failure’

“It’s fine to celebrate success, yet it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates, a.k.a. William Henry Gates III Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Co-Founder of Microsoft & Philanthropist

The Lessons of ‘Failure’

“It’s fine to celebrate success, yet it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates, a.k.a. William Henry Gates III Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Co-Founder of Microsoft & Philanthropist

‘Failing’ in a Learning Posture

“We must expect to fail… yet fail in a learning posture, determined not to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.” ~ Ted Engstrom, Founding Architect of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability,

‘Failing’ in a Learning Posture

“We must expect to fail… yet fail in a learning posture, determined not to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.” ~ Ted Engstrom, Founding Architect of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability,

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

A New Direction

“What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction.” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey

A New Direction

“What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction.” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey

No Fear for Failure

“You can’t let fear of failure keep you from trying. “ ~ Snow White, Once Upon A Time TV Series character

No Fear for Failure

“You can’t let fear of failure keep you from trying. “ ~ Snow White, Once Upon A Time TV Series character

So, Let’s Get Started! OK?

“The biggest failure you can have in life is making the mistake of never trying at all.” ~ Unknown ,

So, Let’s Get Started! OK?

“The biggest failure you can have in life is making the mistake of never trying at all.” ~ Unknown ,

The Chances We Miss

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” ~ Jack Canfield, Author, Motivational Speaker, Seminar Leader, Corporate Trainer & Entrepreneur –

The Chances We Miss

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” ~ Jack Canfield, Author, Motivational Speaker, Seminar Leader, Corporate Trainer & Entrepreneur –

Be Bouncy & Bounce Back Well

“People fail all the time. I can even point to this book project. The number of book proposals I’ve had out there outweighs the number of books that I’ve actually written, by ten-fold. For every success, there are about a

Be Bouncy & Bounce Back Well

“People fail all the time. I can even point to this book project. The number of book proposals I’ve had out there outweighs the number of books that I’ve actually written, by ten-fold. For every success, there are about a

Be Bouncy & Bounce Back Well

“People fail all the time. I can even point to this book project. The number of book proposals I’ve had out there outweighs the number of books that I’ve actually written, by ten-fold. For every success, there are about a

Be Bouncy & Bounce Back Well

“People fail all the time. I can even point to this book project. The number of book proposals I’ve had out there outweighs the number of books that I’ve actually written, by ten-fold. For every success, there are about a

Not Necessarily

“A failure is not, necessarily a mistake. It’s simply doing the best you can do with the current information and resources you have at the moment. The only real mistake a person can make is to quit trying.” ~ Cody

Not Necessarily

“A failure is not, necessarily a mistake. It’s simply doing the best you can do with the current information and resources you have at the moment. The only real mistake a person can make is to quit trying.” ~ Cody

More in Failure

“You learn more in failure than you ever do in success.” ~ Jay Z a.k.a Shawn Corey Carter, Investor, Record Producer, and Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

More in Failure

“You learn more in failure than you ever do in success.” ~ Jay Z a.k.a Shawn Corey Carter, Investor, Record Producer, and Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

Failing Forward

“When I first started trying to learn real estate investing I wanted to quit. I spent thousands and for the longest time had 0 deals to show for it. But I kept pushing through. And now I’m a better investor

Failing Forward

“When I first started trying to learn real estate investing I wanted to quit. I spent thousands and for the longest time had 0 deals to show for it. But I kept pushing through. And now I’m a better investor

Growing Beyond a Mistake

“Mistakes grow your brain. … at least a small part of the fore-brain called the thalamus can appreciably grow after periods of the sort of cognitive stimulation involved in mistake-making. What matters for improving performance is that a person is

Growing Beyond a Mistake

“Mistakes grow your brain. … at least a small part of the fore-brain called the thalamus can appreciably grow after periods of the sort of cognitive stimulation involved in mistake-making. What matters for improving performance is that a person is

Relentless Will

IMAGE GOES HERE. “The success or failure of the venture comes down, in the end, to the relentless will of the entrepreneur.” ~ Mark Ford, Entrepreneur, Self-made Millionaire ~ Image via NAME HERE

Relentless Will

IMAGE GOES HERE. “The success or failure of the venture comes down, in the end, to the relentless will of the entrepreneur.” ~ Mark Ford, Entrepreneur, Self-made Millionaire ~ Image via NAME HERE

Making Excuses

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ~ George Washington Carver, Botanist and Inventor

Making Excuses

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ~ George Washington Carver, Botanist and Inventor

Remain Sane, Enjoy Every Minute!

“You have to love what you do and become completely obsessive with every aspect of your business. If not, you will get burnt out quickly, leading to failure. Nobody is going to care about your company more than you, so

Remain Sane, Enjoy Every Minute!

“You have to love what you do and become completely obsessive with every aspect of your business. If not, you will get burnt out quickly, leading to failure. Nobody is going to care about your company more than you, so

Double Your Rate of Failure

“Would you like me to give you a formula for…success?  It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure…  You’re thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all…  You can be discouraged by failure or

Double Your Rate of Failure

“Would you like me to give you a formula for…success?  It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure…  You’re thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all…  You can be discouraged by failure or

Defeated, Yet Not Finished

“A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.” ~ Richard Nixon 37th President of the United States (1969-1974), U.S. Representative, Senator, & 36th Vice President of the United States (1953-1961)

Defeated, Yet Not Finished

“A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.” ~ Richard Nixon 37th President of the United States (1969-1974), U.S. Representative, Senator, & 36th Vice President of the United States (1953-1961)

Fall 7, Stand 8

“Fall seven times, Stand up eight.” ~ Japanese Proverb

Fall 7, Stand 8

“Fall seven times, Stand up eight.” ~ Japanese Proverb

Unplanned Usefullness

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” ~ Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor & Businessman

Unplanned Usefullness

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” ~ Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor & Businessman

Fail Greatly, Achieve Greatly

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ~ Robert F. Kennedy, 64th U.S. Attorney General, U.S. Senator for New York (1965-1968)

Fail Greatly, Achieve Greatly

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ~ Robert F. Kennedy, 64th U.S. Attorney General, U.S. Senator for New York (1965-1968)

Failure is Not Fatal

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchilll, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ( 1940-1945 ) & (1951–1955), Non-academic Historian, Writer, Artist, Nobel Prize in Literature (1953)

Failure is Not Fatal

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchilll, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ( 1940-1945 ) & (1951–1955), Non-academic Historian, Writer, Artist, Nobel Prize in Literature (1953)