Instant Insight: Failure is better than fear


Self-help gurus, tech kings, and psychologists all like to remind us that failure is fundamental part of success. It’s how we learn, it’s how we grow, it’s how we get valuable experience.

But the mental and emotional space where we summon the energy to try — regardless of whether we succeed or fail — isn’t always empty. Actually, if anything, it’s frequently occupied by fear and doubt, which can keep us for moving forward. And so, rather than think of failure as the opposite of success, we should consider it to be fear instead. That’s what keeps us from success.

With that inspiration in mind, we offer this week’s Instant Insight:

Failure over fear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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