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Living Proof by Adam von Gootkin

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CHAPTER 6ROCK BOTTOM TO BOTTOMS UP

Why Falling Behind Is Key to Moving Forward

Failure rocks. In my opinion, the F-word can be a more valuable learning tool than success, so embrace it. For one thing, there’s nothing like failure to challenge your growth as an entrepreneur. For another, facing failure definitely seems to have a way of revealing someone’s true character. One thing’s for certain: Your plan never goes exactly how you originally intended—and sometimes (often) these unexpected glitches involve varying degrees of failure. The question to ask is this: When things fall apart, are you one to stand right back up and make alterations to your plan as needed, or do you give up and settle for less than you deserve? Like Winston Churchill said, ...

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