Famous Failures – Failure and Feedback

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I just read an interesting article on “famous failures” which further solidifies the fact that there is no failure only feedback as Michael mentioned in the M5. I want to add that there can be failure if you refuse to perceive your experience as anything other than a failure. It takes a conscious effort to see the value from the failure, the feedback, and move forward with that knowledge to make our next experiences better.

In the success.com article, Famous Failures, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Harland Sanders, and Norman Vincent Peale are mentioned with the highlights of the “failures” they faced. They pushed through these failures even when some of them were about to give up. Can you imagine if Oprah, Michael, Harland, and Norman would have given up? [Read more…]