Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

4 tips that will help you move

4 tips that will help you move on from failure

All of us in life get confronted by moments where we realize that our plans have not panned out as ideally as we may have fantasized. In other words, we realize that we failed.   It is important to note that the root of failure appears in many different ways. Maybe you realized that your initial Read More...

The Positive Side of Failure

The Positive Side of Failure

Failing sucks. The lousy feeling you get after you fail is unavoidable. But it’s this experience of negative emotion that drives improved performance the next time around.  Activist Courtney E. Martin broadens this concept when she examines failure in the context of political activism, in Lion's Read More...

Shift your mindset and turn fa

Shift your mindset and turn failures into wins by cultivating a “Learning Mind”

It is easy to dwell on the negative experiences in our lives. Maybe you failed a test, ended a relationship, or forgot an important deadline. Whatever the situation may be, it is only truly a failure if we fail to learn from the experience.  Carrying the wisdom gained from something that bombed Read More...

Change your mind about failure

Change your mind about failure

Everyone thinks they can be a great entrepreneur. But is that what you’re best at? If a rabbit is trying hard to be a frog, it may make a decent frog. But it would be a much better rabbit. To be successful, you have to combine your natural talent with hard work. Even the most dedicated Read More...

Try a little bubbly

Try a little bubbly

Elbrich Fennema | August 2009 issue Photograph: Pieter de Swart "Laughter kills fear," writes Umberto Eco in his novel The Name of the Rose, which probably explains why laughing is considered healthy. When fear arises in the kitchen, it tends to be about the fear of failure. A simple Read More...

J.K. Rowling's commenceme

J.K. Rowling's commencement speech on failure

J.K. Rowlings commencement speech at Harvard titled, "The fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination". Ode, Editors | October 2008 Read More...

In praise of failure

In praise of failure

Failing is among life’s least pleasant experiences, but nothing else is as essential to success. Marisa Taylor | October 2008 issue J.K. Rowling delivers a commencement speech at Harvard about failure. College commencement speeches are meant to be inspiring, uplifting affairs that impart a Read More...