A vital part of success is not fearing failure.
Failure isn’t something to be avoided. When young, you tried to ride that bike and scraped your knee more than once. Failure is a part of life, especially when the world is new to us.
When we fail, we learn. Understanding this does not stop the pain. Failure is hurtful and becomes terrifying. Realizing that failure hurts, prompts us to avoid it at all cost. Failing sucks.
When we fear failure, we can lose the desire to explore and take risks and to do things that have never been done. If you don’t fear failure, you’re more apt to try and when you try your more apt to succeed.
Embracing the fear of failure, or even encouraging failure, is liberating. The embracing of failure will accelerate the finding of alternative solutions to achievement.
When you take an opportunity to fail, you learn. Failure has consequences, but there is seldom a time when failing doesn’t foster new ideas on how to ride that bike.
The process of trial and error isn’t failure at all; in fact, failure isn’t failure it’s education.
While young, we repeatedly got up and jumped on our bicycle, and we eventually figured it out.
Don’t avoid the fear of falling and failing. Avoiding fear means you willingly forgo the joy that comes with success.
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Art has also served as executive vice president of business development and strategic initiatives for First-Source; CEO and founder of Echopass Corporation (the world’s premier contact center hosting environment, which was acquired by Genesys for about $110 million); CEO of Sento Corporation; and managing director and VP of European business development for Sykes Enterprises.
Art is a widely-published author of methodologies for BPO/contact centers, outsourcing, customer service, and technical support, and has served in leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, VLSI Research, and RasterOps.