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No matter how talented you are and how hard you try, sometimes you will fail. Recognize that if you aren’t taking risks and failing, you may not be stretching yourself in ways that will enhance your success.

If you aim high, you inevitably run the risk of falling short, perhaps over and over again. Almost nobody reaches a peak of success on their first attempt, and while we do all know this on some level, it doesn’t stop us from being disappointed, frustrated, embarrassed, and discouraged when it happens to us. How much can we experience these feelings and still focus on and learn from what is important each time we fail?

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