Failure is inevitable if we are succeed in life. Unfortunately, many people do not know how to overcome failure, and they are stopped by it when they encounter one. The ability to overcome failure is one big difference between successful and mediocre people. After all, we should pass failure on the way to success, so it is the ability to pass it that makes the difference between those who eventually reach success and those who don’t.

You can learn a lot about failure and success when you go to the playground. My daughter is obsesses with monkey bars. She can hang on them for a long time and move from the first to the second bar. Then she jumps off and starts all over again. She spends a lot of time in school breaks on monkey bars and begs me to take her to the park on weekends.

And it shows.


She counts up to 25 blisters on both hands. And it doesn’t hold her back. She continues to fail, followed by more failures and thousands of other failures. It took her a few weeks to move from the first to the second bar. She’s been stuck in this stage for the longest time. But every time we’re heading to the park, she proclaims: “Today I’m going to do all the monkey bars.” That optimism carries her through an hour of working the monkey bars. When she wakes up next morning, she starts out with a resounding: “Today I’m going to do all the monkey bars.”

This is the attitude we all need.

Life is about failing. You will fail more than succeed. And life is not a lottery. It’s hard, filled with work and some shiny moments. Even successful companies had to deal with massive failures on their way to success. Just read these examples.

The most important thing is to keep your confidence despite the failure. Many people who achieve great undertakings have no special trait or talent. They are just ordinary people with extraordinary attitude. We should strive to be one of them.

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