Monday, December 11, 2006

The Case for Failing

Most of us are so worried about succeeding that we do everything within our power to avoid "failing." And that is a sure recipe for mediocre performance. As Thomas Watson (Senior Founder of IBM) said, "If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate." We couldn't agree more. That is why when it comes achieving breakthrough performance, we say fail more! Fail faster! History is littered with "successful failures" - people who tried and failed over and over eventually finding more success then they ever imagined.

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