I read a quote by Michael Jordan, whom many believe is the greatest basketball player of all time, that really shed light on what it takes to win.
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Successful people learn to forge ahead in spite of failures. They don’t allow negativity from their current situation to strip their self-esteem. They realize that the power to win resides deep within them, and they begin to use failure as a means to succeed. [Read more…]