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What is your strategy for coping with failure?


 

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Breaking down problems into smaller bits helps as well....makes them less daunting. And I think many of us are agreeing that failure is but a learning experience!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Thanks for the insights...failure is actually a signal for a change in direction...not a signal that tells one that he is incompetent. We should all embrace it this way!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    A failure is someone who gives up on himself! Yes!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    I'm definitely all for contingency!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    It's what we take from failure that's most important, indeed.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes, it's useless dwelling on the things we cannot change. Move forward instead!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    We cannot succeed without failing. It's the way of the world.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Thanks for the insights, Lady E! Yes, failure is but a point of learning. We should never shy away from that.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    As the old cliche goes...expect the worst and hope for the best!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    From the Basketball King himself....we should all learn from this!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Wow. This is excellent advice indeed....we should journal things and remember them, lest we go into an endless loop of failure by repeating our errors again and again. Thanks for this little nugget of wisdom!


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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    And we should all practice positive thinking. Putting it in place is our hurdle!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    God sees us through all failures......we just have to remember that it is His footprints we see in the sand when only 1 pair appears.


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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes, failure is simply a change in direction. We just have to take a step back to see how best to restock our lives.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    My sentiments exactly,Snoblet!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    An apt metaphor! Failure is indeed a quality control manager.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    And he's probably shifting gears for you too! So we have to go with it.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    We really have to take the time to assess our errors - that's how we improve on them!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    I agree. We are so often caught up with failure and feel as though no one else struggles. The thing to remember is that all of us feel it and must move on in order to succeed.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Bingo! Thanks so much for the lovely quotes and insights!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Resilience, indeed, is an important ingredient in coping with failure.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    We must learn the hard way in order to grow..."part and parcel of life!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Right! Failure should motivate, not debilitate.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes, failure is always a sign that we need to chage our direction.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    No, you didn't go in too much, Buzzbee! Yes, failure is something society imposes on us to keep us in line....it's a yardstick of measurement. Yet, it's just measurement...that in itself is subjective. No one should judge!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Though the downtimes seem forever, they are but dust that can be shaken off....thanks for the analogy!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Move forward...it's the only way to go!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    We all need the guidance of e to deal with our problems, indeed.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes. Failure only means trying and redirecting, not giving up. THAT would be failure!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Failure is a learning experience, indeed.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Failure is a journey of learning!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    You are so right!! We must remember the times we do succeed, even of they are fewer than when we fail. With gratitude for that, we can turn the balance in our Gabor.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Exactly...be forward looking and positive.....that always paves the way for success!