Failure Doesn’t Mean…

Failure doesn't mean“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.”

- Robert H. Schuller

Quote of the Day.

Part of overcoming our fear of failure is redefining how we think of failure.  For many of us, failure is a crushing defeat that directly reflects the core of our being:  to experience failure is to prove that we are a failure.

To avoid the risk of being a failure, we avoid the risk of failing.

As Robert Schuller points out in today’s quote, that is an incorrect mindset – and one that will only hold us back.  When we consider failures to be lessons-learned, and combine that with a “don’t quit” attitude – success is eventual, not just possible.  If you discover every possible way to fail, but keep trying, success is inevitable.

With this mindset, fear of failure is a fear of inevitable success.


About Robert H. Schuller:  Robert Schuller is best known for his career as a televangelist on The Hour of Power and as pastor/founder of the Crystal Cathedral (now retired).

Image Credit:  Flickr user Michelle Brea

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