While we’d like to think that failure is something we can escape or avoid, we can’t. It’s not pretty following your dreams and it’s important to be realistic – especially when it comes to doing what you love. Get a dose of reality from these #blkcreatives:
1. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
3. If you haven’t visited MayaElious.com yet, you’re missing out (and we’re not just saying that because we love her sister). The insightful Creative professional is a master at encouraging others to live a life purpose and abundance while following their dreams. Those dreams can include a ton of setbacks and her post on ‘Failure’ makes us understand how necessary it is to the process:
“Failure is a word that carries a negative connotation because we’re taught that failure isn’t an option. If you’re planning to succeed at anything, it’s time that you get comfortable with the idea of failing.” – Maya Elious Read the full post HERE.
Check out this tweet for an extra boost of getting past failure. Creators, what are your thoughts on failure? Do you take it in stride or do you let it defeat you? Here’s a few things about getting what you want and fear.