The fear of failure could be paralyzing, yet without experimenting and risking failure, innovation doesn’t thrive. Playing “it” safe would have never yielded the Model T Ford, the
pacemaker or the personal computer.
Remember the goal, whether launching the company, getting your doctorate or seeking the promotion. Of course, payroll will be tight, the thesis research never ends and the interview didn’t go well. Stumbles. Actually, these are lessons learned.
*This article was originally posted on The Daily Record.