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12-08-2012, 05:55 AM
How to Overcome Failure

Do you want to be successful? I'm sure you do, and I definitely do too. But here is a fact: failure is inevitable on the way to success. While it's nice if we can succeed without ever failing, the reality doesn't work that way.

Unfortunately, many people don't know how to deal with failure. As a result, they are stopped by it when they encounter one. That's why the ability to overcome failure can make the difference between being successful and not.So, knowing that overcoming failure is essential, what should we do? Here are some tips to help you overcome failure.1. Rise up and don't regret; you have spent your time wiselyA life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw
When we fail, we might be tempted to think that we have wasted our time and thus regret it. But that shouldn't be the case. The fact that you have done something is much better than doing nothing. Many people who despise those who fail never do anything themselves. Rise up and move on. The regret lies not in doing, but in not doing.2. Understand that failure is there to bring you wisdomGood people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.

William SaroyanFailure is there not without a reason. It's there to give you the wisdom you need to succeed. Each failure you encounter increases your wisdom and brings you one step closer to success. If you have this mindset, you will see failure differently. You will see each failure as an opportunity to learn.3. Learn as much as possible from the failureLearn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

Albert EinsteinWhile failure brings you wisdom, how much wisdom you get depends on your ability to harvest it. So don't waste the opportunity to learn; harvest wisdom as much as possible from the failure. If you fail to do this, you may waste a lot of time by repeating the same mistakes in the future.4. Don't give up; maybe you are only one step away from successMany of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas A. EdisonThe thought of giving up is tempting, especially when we have failed over and over again. But who knows that maybe you are only one step away from success? Will you waste the long journey you have passed when you are already so close to your destination?

So hold on tight and don't give up. Thomas Edison failed thousands of times to perfect the light bulb. He knew what it means not to give up.5. Maintain your enthusiasmNot only should you keep on trying, but also you should do it with the same level of enthusiasm. Otherwise your subsequent effort will have less and less power.How do you maintain your enthusiasm? One good way is to realize that you are now one step closer to success thanks to the lessons you learn. Another way is to keep your mind on the destination, which brings us to the next point.6. Keep dreaming big dreamsAlways have your destination in mind; keep dreaming your big dreams. Spend time to visualize them and let your dreams energize you. Once you cease dreaming, you will soon lose your energy and be back to mediocrity. To overcome all the obstacles you encounter you need a greater why, and that why is provided by your dreams.7. Keep your confidence in yourselfDon't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

You should keep your confidence in yourself despite the failure. Of course, you need to put a lot of effort and learn as much as possible from the failure, but you have the ability to make your dreams come true. Many of those who do great things have no special trait. They are just ordinary people with extraordinary attitude. Let's be one of them.

12-08-2012, 12:55 PM
good article thanks