Don't be afraid to fail
I hope you have had a productive but somewhat restful weekend.
For my “Tip of the week” I would like to share a thought that may be somewhat controversial. The thought of failure will always send a shiver of trepidation through some people. No one wishes to fail at anything, for fear it may have an impact on one’s academia, work, or personal life.
I am sure you have heard this extremely popular quote.
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” - Thomas A. Edison
It was used in every school I have ever worked in to remind the students to keep trying.
I had my own that I liked to use to keep students working on their assessed pieces of work. It went like this.
You try, you fail, you try again, you fail again. The real failure is when you stop trying.
My Tip of the Week for this week
“Don’t be afraid to fail”
As coaches, leaders, parents, and caregivers, we have to encourage charges to keep going, strive to be the best, take risks, and learn from our failures.
As a coach, I work on removing the limiting beliefs behind my clients' fear of failure. So today I would like to share 6 reasons why failure is important.
they are as follows;
This week take a chance, a risk, try something you never tried before, you never know, it may work, and if it does not remember these reasons and learn.
Have a great week.
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Richie Forde, Performance Coach and the Founder of Edge Coaching Services.