True Measure of a Person

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on September 24, 2019

Failure is inevitable and for most it is the most feared confrontation of their life and at the same time, it is a necessary part of skill building. I said something the other day in a way that I have never said before....when correcting from a failure you are actually explaining to your brain in more specific terms exactly what you want it to do on the next attempt!!

 I’ve never looked at it in that way and most people don’t use failure as an opportunity to learn because they are so mad at the failure that their anger masked the cause which creates the inevitability that they will make the same mistake again and again! 

 Why do they get mad?

 Out of concern or fear of what others might say think or do!!!

 In other words our ego or self worth gets in the way of learning or bettering our skill because we had rather succeed than fail and learn. In fact most will do anything in their power to not fail and in trying to not fail they never learn or improve. Little is learned and anyone can handle success!! The true measure of a person is in how they handle failure and adversity!

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