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Failure Isn’t For Failures

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to leverage the positive affects of failure. Reading time: 3:42

         Failure isn’t for failures. It’s for leaders who realize that failure is part and parcel of success.

    failure dead endYou can’t have one without the other. Success comes BECAUSE OF –not in spite of–failure.

        Rowland Macy founded the Macy’s department store in 1858 after failing at seven previous attempts to open a dry goods store.

       Louis Meyer founded MGM in 1924 from three companies that had failed, including his own.

       And Henry Ford built his first car 15 years after he failed at building a mechanical plow. Ford said: “Failure is not failure, but the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.” Continue reading