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  • HI Harish.. ತುಂಬಾ ತುಂಬಾ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿದೆ.. This is one of best presentations on failure and on how to deal with it. Awesome truly.. I wanted this presentation to have it on my Tablet and share it to my colleagues and kids. and all of them. Thanks for this. But saving is disabled. - Umesh, Bengaluru, India
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  • Thank you for postin such wonderful quotes about failure. Success really inspires people but failures drives people to success.
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12 ideas on the amazing power of failure!

  1. 1. 12 FAILURE! Ideas On The AMAZING Power Of LAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COM
  2. 2. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”- J. K. Rowling
  3. 3. 1. Learning From Failure And Disappointments “The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
  4. 4. “If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.” ― Henry David Thoreau
  5. 5. “Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I’ve met people who don’t want to try for fear of failing.” ― J.K. Rowling
  6. 6. Ask yourself what is failure really trying to teach you?
  7. 7. J. K. Rowling was getting divorced, lost her mother and was on welfare during the time that she kept the hope alive for her Harry Potter books that she conceived on a train trip. Rowling was rejected by twelve publishing houses before her manuscript was finally accepted.
  8. 8. Get beyond the emotional charge and stories associated with failure...
  9. 9. 2. The Power Of Perseverance “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill
  10. 10. “it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.”― Zig Ziglar
  11. 11. Do you approach failure with a disappointing finality or as a stepping-stone to something better?
  12. 12. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
  13. 13. Next time, ask yourself: When you fail, do you quit or do you bounce back? Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. – Napoleon Hill
  14. 14. 3. Are You Afraid of Failing? “Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.”― Jack Lemmon
  15. 15. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
  16. 16. Allow yourself to distinguish between the act of failing and the fear and anticipation of failure.
  17. 17. 4. The Importance Of Enthusiasm and Hope
  18. 18. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston Churchill
  19. 19. Hope and enthusiasm will be the first to go after failure. Make sure that you keep them alive...
  20. 20. Prepare yourself by setting up external and internal motivators to keep you going even when you feel like quitting.
  21. 21. 5. Failure Opens The Doors Of Discovery “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”― Maya Angelou
  22. 22. When you look failure in the face, transcend it and move ahead, you develop great confidence and belief in yourself.
  23. 23. Allow failure to be the mirror that reveals more about you and how you can cope up with disappointments.
  24. 24. 6. Fail and Succeed like a Scientist “A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions–as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  25. 25. “I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”― Benjamin Franklin
  26. 26. Look at failure through the eyes of a scientist. Treat all failure and success as questions and answers. Some lead you where you want to go and some lead you away. All are important!
  27. 27. 7. Why Being Wrong Might Be Key for Unleashing Your Creativity “If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”― Ken Robinson, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
  28. 28. One of the most prolific of all painters, Picasso is known to have produced a lot of work but not all his work is well known or is a huge success.
  29. 29. Guinness Book of World Records: “It has been estimated that Picasso produced about 13,500 paintings and designs, 100,000 prints and engravings, 34,000 book illustrations and 300 sculptures and ceramics.”
  30. 30. Throw enough stuff on the wall to see what sticks. Be prepared to be wrong and to be corrected.
  31. 31. 8. Why Failure Is An Important Part Of Finding And Continuing With Your Purpose “I’d rather be a failure in something that I love than a success in something that I hate.” ― George Burns
  32. 32. “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” – Buddha
  33. 33. Ask yourself what makes you really happy and pursue it even if you are afraid of failure.
  34. 34. “No man is a failure who is enjoying life.”- William Feather
  35. 35. Allow Failure And Trial And Error to Become An Important Part Of Finding And Continuing With Your Purpose.
  36. 36. 9. Are You Open To Great Possibilities? “Failure pushed me to the wall of possibility.” ― Richmond Akhigbe
  37. 37. DO you believe in possibility or do you feel like you have no options? The more you allow yourself to fail, the more you get bold to try out new things.
  38. 38. Possibility + The ability to deal with failure + Action = Great Positive Power to Move Forward
  39. 39. 10. On The True Nature Of Failure “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”-  Zig Ziglar
  40. 40. Become aware of all the negativity and emotional charge and disempowering stories that you are associating with failure.
  41. 41. Change the meaning that you are giving to failure and the way you are looking at it and your life will transform instantly.
  42. 42. 11. Are You Influencing Others To Succeed Or To Fail? “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another - Napoleon Hill .”
  43. 43. Plant the seeds of success and the ability to deal with failure in the minds of others.
  44. 44. 12. Improvise And Be Flexible With Your Plans “The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”-Napoleon Hill
  45. 45. Eric Ries of the Lean Startup reminds you to launch quickly or build, measure or test if it is effective and learn from your mistakes to pivot or persevere.
  46. 46. Jazz musicians know that improvisation is key to moving forward...
  47. 47. “Every ‘mistake’ is an opportunity in jazz.” - Stefon Harris
  48. 48. “The only mistake is if I’m not aware, if each individual musician is not aware and accepting enough of his fellow band members to incorporate the idea and we don’t allow for creativity.” - Stefon Harris
  49. 49. Are you trying? Are you failing? Are you failing forward and failing better?
  50. 50. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter Try again. Fail again. Fail . Better Samuel Beckett .”-
  51. 51. 12 IDEAS ON THE AMAZING POWER OF FAILURE! 1. Learn From Failure and Disappointments. 2. Understand The Great Power Of Perseverance. 3. Ask Yourself If You Are Not Trying Because Of The Fear Of Failure. 4. Understand The Importance Of Keeping Enthusiasm and Hope Alive. 5. Allow Failure To Open The Doors Of Discovery. 6. Fail and Succeed like a Scientist. 7. Being Wrong Might Just Be Key To Unleashing Your Creativity. 8. Allow Failure And Trial And Error to Become An Important Part Of Finding And Continuing With Your Purpose. 9. Be Open To Great Possibilities + Being Able to Fail + Action Forward = Great Momentum. 10. Remember That Failure Will be As Crippling As You Choose To Make It. 11. Plant The Seeds Of Success And The Ability To Deal With Failure In The Minds Of Others. 12. Improvise And Be Flexible With Your Plans. Transform Mistakes Into Opportunities. LAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COM
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