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What do you do when you experience failure in your life or your business? One of our wonderful listeners asked how you get back up and keep going after failure, and Jesse and I had a lively and honest discussion around this in this week’s episode of the podcast.
Failure is a part of life, but it shouldn’t define who we are. For instance, for a long time, Jesse identified as a lawyer and that title made up his identity in many ways. If he failed or if he perceived a failure, that lack would directly impact his identity.
For many others, they don’t feel like they are good enough. When this is the case, it’s so easy to see failure and setbacks as defining you as a failure personally.
The truth is that true failure only occurs when you stop trying and give up. Until you stop trying, you haven’t failed!
So keep moving and learning and growing from your mistakes. Also, don’t forget to stop and celebrate your wins. It’s so easy to focus on what we’re doing wrong instead of recognizing what we’re doing right.
In This Episode:
[07:36] I’m reading Tasting Grace by Melissa d’Arabian.
[12:25] Jesse shares how he gets up and does the next thing after a big fail?
[16:03] So many people identify as “failures,” how do you separate the act of failure from your overall identity?
[19:01] Everyone fails and each failure is a lesson learned.
[21:51] True failure is when you stop taking action. Just keep moving forward.
Links and Resources:
- Under Armour hoodies
- Sole F80
- Tasting Grace by Melissa d’Arabian
- Crystal’s Favorite Things on Amazon
- Crystal’s Instagram account (I’d love for you to follow me there! I usually hop on at least a few times per day and share behind-the-scenes photos and videos, my grocery store hauls, funny stories, or just anything I’m pondering or would like your advice or feedback on!)
- Have feedback on the show or suggestions for future episodes or topics? Send me an email: [email protected]
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