One of the most difficult lessons I had to learn early on was that being loud was not the same thing as being passionate. In fact, being loud and assertive was hurting me more than helping my case.
The messaging was all wrong. It showed resistance, instead of concern.
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Failure is important.
Losing is important.
At some point in our lives, we were losers, whether at a board game or a soccer match, etc. That loss taught you something. It changed how you played the game.
Failure is the same way.
In the software community we say “Fail fast” for a reason. Try something, if it fails then let it fail fast. Don’t throw more resources at it.
Failure in business and in life, is better to do fast. Don’t agonize over failing, because when you do, you fail to learn the lesson.
Take your failures and your losses and learn from them. Improve and try again. Always try something new and learn.
Not ALL ideas will win at the first try. Sometimes, the concept is right but the timing or execution is wrong.
So fail at something.