Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

What Is Failing Forward?


What an absurd statement! Absurd or not, progress is not possible without failure. It is part of being an evolving and growing human being.

Failing forward is about leveraging mistakes; making a realistic assessment of risks and the ability to live with the downside and experiment with new approaches. FAILING FORWARD is an investment in human success.

Look at it this way:

1. Failing forward is really about achievement as a series of trial and error opportunities.

2. You, as a person, are not a failure. Failure is a state of mind.

3. You are not a vicim. Take responsibility for what you can control and into a position of power.

4. You can control how you let a trauma affect you.

5. The present is the only place real opportunity exists and where you can take action.

6. Lettting go of limiting beliefs may be hard on the ego, but your ability to move forward will increase dramatically.

7. When you have a vision, you have a view that puts failure in its proper perspective.

8. There is always uncertainty when you try something new.

9. You can't make significant progress by doing it all yourself. Let your environment and network do some of the work.

10. Often, the only difference between success and failure, is simple persistence.

11. Knowing when to let go and try something else is important. Failing forward is about getting up and moving on.

(My notes from a recent study group called: Failing Forward www.failingforwardtosuccess.com)

About The Author

Marilyn J. Tellez, M.A.

Certified Job and Career Transition Coach

(509) 469-3514

Email: doitnow@nwinfo.net

Web: www.doitnowcareers.info


MORE RESOURCES:

Christian Science Monitor

Struggle to Explain Motivation of Co-pilot in Germanwings Crash
TIME
But as German prosecutors search for what might have motivated co-pilot Andreas Lubitz to deliberately smash the Germanwings plane carrying 149 other people into the French Alps, many experts caution against speculating on a diagnosis. “We don't have ...
Officials search for Germanwings pilot's motivation (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Germanwings Flight 9525: Depression, Motivation and the Language of TerrorismCenter for Research on Globalization
Germanwings crash: Focus on co-pilot's motivationIrish Times
La prensa
all 11,455 news articles »


KARE

Motivation Monday: the ultimate plank challenge
KARE
It's important to note when performing the exercise, you are not only focusing on abs but also engaging your glutes, legs and core. In today's Motivation Monday Fitness Expert Chris Freytag talks about the benefits of planking and challenges viewers to ...



Dribbles: On motivation, Love, Wiggins and nicknames kevin love cleveland ...
FOXSports.com
So where's the motivation? 2. Truth is, the Cavs will need to find some from within. Goodness knows, the Sixers won't be providing much, with their desire to keep right on tanking (not like they have much of a choice). 3. Mostly, the Cavs are coming ...

and more »


FIFA.com (registration)

Firmino: My dissatisfaction is my biggest motivation
FIFA.com (registration)
The FIFA World Cup 2014™ was a momentous event for Brazil's national football team. Their disappointing end to the competition not only brought about a change of coach but also gave many new players a chance to prove themselves for A Seleção.

and more »


Lifehacker Australia

The Four Motivation Types And How They Affect Your Habits
Lifehacker Australia
Questioners are motivated by reason and need to fully understand the expectation and feel it's justified. Obligers are people pleasers; they will do stuff for everyone else but not for themselves. Rebels resist expectations and work toward goals based ...

and more »


SkySports

Leeds Rhinos will be motivated by forthcoming Jamie Peacock exit, says Tony Rea
SkySports
Tony Rea believes the added motivation of helping Jamie Peacock sign off in style can boost Leeds in their bid to be crowned Super League champions this season. The Rhinos secured an impressive 38-22 victory away to Catalan Dragons on Saturday ...

and more »


Red and Black

Hard to prove racial motivation behind bar dress code
Red and Black
It seems impossible to prove that these policies are racially motivated, but if they are, who is to blame? Is it the bouncers for making in-the-moment decisions, or are bar owners to blame for giving them prejudicial guidelines? Or are we as the public ...



Richmond

McCabe provides motivation for champs
Richmond
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Mason McCabe's two points Saturday were a lower total than the 10 he had during Thursday's semifinal victory. The motivation he and his family continued to be as big as ever. "Mason McCabe's brother is battling cancer. We've had kind ...

and more »


Huffington Post

Internal vs. External Motivation: How to Build an Exercise Routine You'll Stick To
Huffington Post
And the reason we enjoy it is highly dependent on where our motivation to run comes from. If you've ever struggled to stick to a fitness plan -- or any plan, really -- the solution could be as simple as channeling your motivation from the right source ...



ABC Online

'No motivation' for KAP to support Labor to hold government in Queensland
ABC Online
The Member for Mt Isa Robbie Katter says there is currently "no motivation" for the two Katter's Australian Party MPs to support Labor to hold office in Queensland. Labor's grasp on government is in jeopardy with the Member for Cook Billy Gordon ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.