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Failing  Forward Turning Mistakes into  stepping stones for Success By John C. Maxwell A Special Report by Nerie V. Lopez
THE  Author
The  BIG  Idea:  Steps to  Failing Forward <ul><li>There is one major difference between the average people and achievers ...
The  BIG  Idea:  Steps to  Failing Forward <ul><li>Don’t let failure from outside get inside you </li></ul><ul><li>Say goo...
The  BIG  Idea:  Steps to  Failing Forward <ul><li>If at first, you do succeed, try something harder </li></ul><ul><li>Lea...
The  Difference  between  average people and  achievers <ul><li>“ People’s perception  </li></ul><ul><li>of and response  ...
The  Difference  between  average people and  achievers <ul><li>1 billion dollars annual sales </li></ul><ul><li>3,500 emp...
Redefining  Failure <ul><li>Failure is unavoidable </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is not an event </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is ...
Remove the  “you” from Failure <ul><li>Fear of failure stops forward progress </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paralysis ...
Take action and  reduce your fear
Change your response  to   Failure <ul><li>People’s common reaction to failure: </li></ul><ul><li>They are angry </li></ul...
Don’t let failure from  outside   get  inside  you <ul><li>Failure is an  inside  job </li></ul><ul><li>Start cultivating ...
Say  goodbye  to yesterday <ul><li>Signs of being held  hostage  by  </li></ul><ul><li>their past: </li></ul><ul><li>Compa...
Change  yourself ,  and your world  changes <ul><li>The process of change and looking at  your mistakes: </li></ul><ul><li...
Get over  yourself  and  start  giving  yourself <ul><li>How to add value to  others : </li></ul><ul><li>Put others first ...
Find the  Benefit  in every  bad  experience <ul><li>Benefits  of adversity: </li></ul><ul><li>It creates resilience </li>...
Take a  risk , there’s no  other way to  fail forward
Work on the  weaknesses   that weakens you <ul><li>Top  10  reasons why people fail: </li></ul><ul><li>Poor people skills ...
Work on the  weaknesses   that weakens you <ul><li>Top  10  reasons why people fail: </li></ul><ul><li>6. Unwillingness to...
There is not much difference between  success  and  failure <ul><li>Four-point plan for approaching  achievement : </li></...
Get up, Get over it,  Get going <ul><li>FORWARD!!! </li></ul><ul><li>F inalize your goal </li></ul><ul><li>O rder your pla...
 
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Failing Forward
Turning mistakes into stepping stones for Success
by John C. Maxwell

Reported in class by Nerie V. Lopez
AGSB SPEntrep, F10 - 3rd term SY 2010-2011

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  • John Calvin Maxwell (born 1947) is an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 50 books, primarily focusing on leadership
  • John Calvin Maxwell (born 1947) is an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 50 books, primarily focusing on leadership . [
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    1. 1. Failing Forward Turning Mistakes into stepping stones for Success By John C. Maxwell A Special Report by Nerie V. Lopez
    2. 2. THE Author
    3. 3. The BIG Idea: Steps to Failing Forward <ul><li>There is one major difference between the average people and achievers </li></ul><ul><li>Redefine Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Remove the “you” from Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Take action and Reduce your fear </li></ul><ul><li>Change your response to failure, accept responsibility </li></ul>
    4. 4. The BIG Idea: Steps to Failing Forward <ul><li>Don’t let failure from outside get inside you </li></ul><ul><li>Say goodbye to yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>Change yourself, and your world changes </li></ul><ul><li>Get over yourself and start giving yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Find the benefit in every bad experience </li></ul>
    5. 5. The BIG Idea: Steps to Failing Forward <ul><li>If at first, you do succeed, try something harder </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from a bad experience and make it a good experience </li></ul><ul><li>Work on the weakness that weakens you </li></ul><ul><li>There’s not much difference between failure and success </li></ul><ul><li>Get up, get over it, get going </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Difference between average people and achievers <ul><li>“ People’s perception </li></ul><ul><li>of and response </li></ul><ul><li>to failure.” </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Difference between average people and achievers <ul><li>1 billion dollars annual sales </li></ul><ul><li>3,500 employees </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 direct-sales consultant </li></ul>
    8. 8. Redefining Failure <ul><li>Failure is unavoidable </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is not an event </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is not objective </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is not irreversible </li></ul><ul><li>Failure is not final </li></ul>
    9. 9. Remove the “you” from Failure <ul><li>Fear of failure stops forward progress </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paralysis </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Procrastination </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purposelessness </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Take action and reduce your fear
    11. 11. Change your response to Failure <ul><li>People’s common reaction to failure: </li></ul><ul><li>They are angry </li></ul><ul><li>They cover up mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>They speed up </li></ul><ul><li>They back up </li></ul><ul><li>They give up </li></ul>
    12. 12. Don’t let failure from outside get inside you <ul><li>Failure is an inside job </li></ul><ul><li>Start cultivating the right attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Contentment is not: </li></ul><ul><li>Containing your emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining your current situation </li></ul><ul><li>Power or money </li></ul>
    13. 13. Say goodbye to yesterday <ul><li>Signs of being held hostage by </li></ul><ul><li>their past: </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalization </li></ul><ul><li>Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Regret </li></ul><ul><li>Bitterness </li></ul>
    14. 14. Change yourself , and your world changes <ul><li>The process of change and looking at your mistakes: </li></ul><ul><li>See yourself clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Admit your flaws honestly </li></ul><ul><li>Discover your strengths joyfully </li></ul><ul><li>Build on those strengths passionately </li></ul>
    15. 15. Get over yourself and start giving yourself <ul><li>How to add value to others : </li></ul><ul><li>Put others first </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what others need </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the needs of others with excellence and generosity </li></ul>
    16. 16. Find the Benefit in every bad experience <ul><li>Benefits of adversity: </li></ul><ul><li>It creates resilience </li></ul><ul><li>It develops maturity </li></ul><ul><li>It pushes future performance </li></ul><ul><li>It provides greater opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>It prompts innovation </li></ul><ul><li>It motivates </li></ul>
    17. 17. Take a risk , there’s no other way to fail forward
    18. 18. Work on the weaknesses that weakens you <ul><li>Top 10 reasons why people fail: </li></ul><ul><li>Poor people skills </li></ul><ul><li>A negative attitude </li></ul><ul><li>A bad fit </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of focus </li></ul><ul><li>A weak commitment </li></ul>
    19. 19. Work on the weaknesses that weakens you <ul><li>Top 10 reasons why people fail: </li></ul><ul><li>6. Unwillingness to change </li></ul><ul><li>7. A short-cut mindset </li></ul><ul><li>8. Relying on talent alone </li></ul><ul><li>9. Poor information gathering </li></ul><ul><li>10. An absence of goal </li></ul>
    20. 20. There is not much difference between success and failure <ul><li>Four-point plan for approaching achievement : </li></ul><ul><li>Find a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate excuses </li></ul><ul><li>Develop incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Cultivate determination </li></ul>
    21. 21. Get up, Get over it, Get going <ul><li>FORWARD!!! </li></ul><ul><li>F inalize your goal </li></ul><ul><li>O rder your plan </li></ul><ul><li>R isk failing by taking action </li></ul><ul><li>W elcome mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>A dvance based on your character </li></ul><ul><li>R e-evaluate your progress continually </li></ul><ul><li>D evelop new strategies to succeed </li></ul>
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