Celebrating Failures…Really?!


ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Some say you must lose big to win big. Some notable people who experienced failure but didn’t let it stop them are Michael Jordan, he didn’t quit after he failed to make his high school basketball team. Oprah was fired from her first on-air job, but that motivated her to pursue her dreams and now she’s a multimillionaire. The same with Steve Jobs. he was fired from Apple only to return to make it one of the greatest tech companies of all time. So how can you turn your losing moment into something more?

Experts say embracing and celebrating failures fosters a culture of resilience and risk-taking, essential qualities for navigating an ever-changing world. A few ways you can embrace failure include reframing it. Instead of thinking of failure as a negative thing, think of it as an opportunity for growth. Celebrate the small wins. These small wins can snowball into great motivation. Practice self-compassion. Learn from feedback and take action.

So, the next time you encounter failure, remember what Thomas Edison said … I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

According to the Journal Nature Communications, you must fail at least 15 percent of the time in order to succeed.

Contributors to this news report include: Adahlia Thomas, Producer; Bob Walko Editor

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