I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
– Michael Jordan
Failure is an interesting concept that brings with it so many personal often emotional perspectives. The most immediate reaction is that it is the evil twin of success. Everyone eyes success and being “successful” as the pinnacle of life.
The irony is that without failure we cannot find success, we don’t develop the fortitude and resiliency necessary to drive toward goals in times of struggle and we can never celebrate the true joy of a success without having lived through failure.
In his blog, Brad Aronson, cites 25 famous failures as an example of