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Jul 14, 2020 | Podcast
Failure Doesn’t Exist! How to Always Win
We live in a society that teaches that there’s only two paths, win or lose. But the path to success isn’t that simple, and one key ingredient of success is learning from failure. T
he truth is, there’s no such thing as failure. As Nelson Mandela so famously quoted, “I either win, or I learn.” Even when things don’t seem to be working out, we’re learning valuable lessons.
To succeed in business and in life, we need to understand that we won’t always win in the traditional sense, and that’s okay! We have to stop torturing ourselves for making mistakes.
In this episode, Founder and CEO of Extraordinary Advisors, Todd Palmer shares how to fail forward. If you’re not failing forward, you’re not succeeding. -Todd Palmer Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode – How to be intentional in everything we do Whether we’re struggling with finding the right systems to implement in our businesses or facing something out of our control, like a pandemic, challenges are inevitable.
It’s how we handle the challenge that determines if we win. – Why we must lean into uncomfortable conversations It’s okay to feel stuck in a box, but we have to tell people.
Communicate about potential problems and ask for help. Uncomfortable conversations are often more uncomfortable in our heads than they are in the real world, so lean into them. – How to embrace mistakes rather than fear them When things don’t go according to plan, we get an opportunity to learn from our mistakes and grow from them.
There’s no way to lose; we either win, or we learn.