Chapter 1. Managing Emotions to Learn from Failure

“THERE ARE NO SECRETS TO SUCCESS. IT IS THE RESULT OF PREPARATION, HARD WORK, AND LEARNING FROM FAILURE.”

COLIN POWELL

“EVEN HIS GRIEFS ARE A JOY LONG AFTER TO ONE THAT REMEMBERS ALL THAT HE WROUGHT AND ENDURED.”

HOMER

I once had a painful experience from which I learned a great deal, and it motivated me to share with you the insight I gained. If you are a normal person, you will have obstacles, setbacks, and outright failures. For some people these sting like the dickens; for others they lead to total collapse. Part of what I want to help you with is how to be better prepared not only to expect to deal with some failure, but to be better able to deal with it when it comes, and to actually ...

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