Tag Archive: failure

Jun 22

Are You Living The Dream?

“Do not be sad that all odds are against you; be happy that your real purpose is by you” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah Living The Dream It’s the day after my 39th birthday and up to this point I’m still not done thanking each and everyone who took the time out of their busy lives …

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Jan 17

Pain is Necessary For Growth and Success

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary Enduring pain My tolerance for pain is deplorable.  Even as a kid, my pain threshold has never been that impressive.  I easily succumb to …

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Sep 06

(VIDEO) How to Overcome Adversity

How do you overcome adversity? When a friend goes through difficulties, we often tell them that “it’s going to be alright” or “just stay positive” maybe to comfort them or give them hope but do we really apply our advice when the tables are turned? It’s not easy to overcome adversity because sometimes it can …

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Aug 11

How Do You Recover from a Massive Failure?

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou In 2013, a friend of mine from back in college called …

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May 15

7 Effective Ways to Maintain Persistence

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston S. Churchill When I was in college back in 1998, I was invited by, what could be considered, as one of the best collection of programmers in our batch. Thesis groups were made up of four individuals and I was the fourth and …

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Mar 06

6 Liberating Reasons Why You Should Admit Your Mistakes

“Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not. ” ― C.G. Jung   tweet this! I used to work for a boss who terrified me especially when I know …

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Oct 10

7 Wonderful Things Failure Has Taught Me

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill For many of us, failure is not an option.  We see failure as something catastrophic, something difficult to overcome and something that can ruin lives.  It’s heart-breaking, frustrating, disappointing, and for some, very depressing and I …

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Jul 26

Bad Habit: 10 Habits You Need to Start Changing

  Getting rid of a bad habit You would all agree with me when I say that nobody’s perfect.  No matter how righteous and positive we are, somewhere along the way we are bound to commit mistakes.  We are likely to do something we ourselves qualify as undesirable and in the end, we are left …

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