How to Be Successful at Failing
Just because you stumble, doesn’t mean you have to fall.
Life is filled with disappointments and mistakes, but what really defines us is how well we handle the mistakes, taking them as opportunities for learning and growth. Yes, there are ways to embrace any situation, no matter how tough, with grace and dignity.
Here are some steps you can take to make sure your fail is not your downfall.
The CEO of a startup we funded called to tell us his tough decision: He had $1 million in the bank, and he was shutting down his company. Crazy, right? Not really. He had set a benchmark for progress and failed to reach it, and so he was returning the remaining capital to investors — saving us all from making millions in wasted, additional investments. We were so impressed that….