Posts tagged failure
What is One Thing You Learned From Your Failures?

LaTisha's Answer: I learned that, no matter how bad it gets, I can rebuild my life.

In 2010, my life fell apart badly. I mean, crash and burn, "Could this get any worse? Yes it absolutely can" badly. I was depressed and my bank account had negative dollars. My career, my relationship, my finances, my housing situation -- all down the drain.

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If You Really Want to Succeed At Anything, You've Got To Be Okay With This

If you really want to succeed at anything, you’ve got to be okay with failure. Loss. Defeat. Mistakes.

Ooh, LaTisha, that is a tough one.

  • I’d rather eat dirt.

  • I don’t like to lose.

  • I hate admitting defeat.

  • I will go out of my way to avoid failure, even if that means I never move forward in my life.

  • I cannot bear the shame and embarrassment that accompanies making a mistake.

Sound somewhat familiar? All of us have some level of aversion to the one thing that we actually need to be okay with in order to succeed at anything in life.

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