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#463 Failure

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Successful people understand that failure is their greatest learning experience.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in failure, Podcasts, setbacks, success.

#462 Risk vs Return

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In order to increase your odds of success it’s critical to evaluate the risk vs return parameters on your endeavor.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in failure, Podcasts, setbacks, success.

#461 Take Responsibility For Failure

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Non-successful people blame others for their failures. Successful people take responsibility for failure.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in failure, personal growth, Podcasts, success.

#460 Learn From Your Failures

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If you learn from your failures you are receiving the most powerful education possible.…

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#459 I Was a Failure

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I was a failure. I started a business that didn’t make it. That was one of the most valuable experiences of my life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in failure, personal growth, Podcasts, setbacks, success.

Failure

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For most people, failure feels like a colossal mistake, potentially leading to the demise of a critical component of your life. Chances are something unforeseen negatively affected your situation, or maybe you didn’t recognize something that was critically important. The reality is that failure simply means that you tried something that didn’t work. Thomas Edison understood failure is not necessarily a negative outcome, when he stated, “I haven’t failed I just found 10,000 ways that don’t work”.

A year after I graduated from college I decided to start a business. My goal was to become a millionaire by age 30. I found a maintenance person at my apartment complex that could build a house from the ground up and do every trade himself.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in failure, success.

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