Blog - Failure

2.07.2016 - How to handle setbacks: three ways to self-sooth your way back to happiness

The art of success? Self-soothing! “You cannot help being good, because your hand and your mind, being accustomed to gather flowers would ill know how to pluck thorns.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci One of the most common questions I get asked—and questions people who answered The Art of Success questionnaire, said they would ask Leonardo …MORE »

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29.05.2016 - Don’t let the critics stop you: 7 Tips for Handling Criticism

Do you derail your success by listening too much to, or overly seeking, the opinions of others? Do you let negative feedback stop you in your tracks? Plenty of successful people have received scathing reviews, rejections and public humiliation from peers and critics, but they persevered with their vision anyway. You’ll know some of the …MORE »

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12.05.2016 - The key to success? Relationships

Success, a young man told me yesterday, is being happy. Happy and healthy. I love the simplicity of his definition. Roy quit a job he hated and took the risk of employing himself. What was hardest? “Fear of failure. I was so afraid of it not working out and having to go back to my …MORE »

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8.05.2016 - Why success is a lousy teacher

“Success is a lousy teacher,“ says Bill Gates, one of the worlds’ most successful businessmen. “It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” The greatest lessons in life, he argues, often come not from your successes but from your failures. Reading biographies of people like Bill Gates, and other people you admire can give …MORE »

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