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INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"People fail forward to success."  

~ Mary Kay Ash

 

FAILING FORWARD!

It's been observed that although experience can be the best teacher, you get it by taking the exam before you've actually taken the course!

Quite expectedly, many of us don't perform well initially when attempting something new. While there is such a thing as a "natural talent" in just about any field of endeavor, it's probably safe to assume that most people working (or playing) at anything, from the practice of law to the game of tennis, have a long road behind them paved with what they considered (at the time) to be failures.

Every experience we have, however, should be a learning process. And our so-called "failures" are in fact the “experiences” from which we learn the most. Early on in life, the way we gain our sense of balance is from falling down when we first attempt to walk. Every fall, every "failure," eventually led to success.

It's a rare individual who does well in his or her first attempt at anything. Despite Yoda's philosophy in the Star Wars saga that "there is no try; there is only do," most of us ending up "doing" after repeated attempts at "trying." Eventually, we “do” manage to succeed.

So perhaps what Yoda was saying, after all, is that when we finally achieve our goals, it's only the end result that matters - because of everything we previously considered, failure simply becomes part of the process of success. Then we have indeed "failed forward!"


 

 
 

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Marsha Marsh Real Estate Services

Summit/New York Office

8840 Peach Street
Erie PA 16509
814.866.8840
Fax: 814.866.8631

Millcreek Office

4202 W. Ridge Road
Erie PA 16506
814.833.8840
Fax: 814.833.5641

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38 E. Columbus Ave
Corry PA 16407
814.833.8840
Fax: 814.664.3977

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