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Expect to Fail

Be prepared for things not to work out. While there are many things we can control about ourselves, it’s not possible to control the rest of the world. Even with intelligent action, expect to fail & the results aren’t always positive in the short-term. Keep in mind that some obstacles can be too great to overcome. It wasn’t possible for Aristotle to walk on the moon.

1. Failures can provide valuable information.

Every failed attempt provides information that can improve your approach or your aim. Some say that the surest road to success is to fail quickly and often.

2. Failures can cause new opportunities or Expect to Fail.

A failure can provide the chance to learn something new or to perfect a skill. At the very least, failure is an opportunity to learn how to control your emotions.

3. Understand that failure isn’t final Or Expect to Fail .

Abraham Lincoln had many failed business and political endeavors before finally becoming president.

Failure is a common outcome. No one can avoid it. How you deal with failure is under your control. While there will be a few obstacles that can’t overcome, 99% of the obstacles we face daily don’t fall into that category.

Be the type of person who takes consistent, intelligent action. Give your best effort and prepared to deal with Expect to Fail.

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” 

                                                     – Walt Disney


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