Aug 152010

I have always admired Tokugawa Ieyasu. He established the Tokugawa Shogunate which went on to rule Japan in the name of the emperor for 250 years. But during his lifetime, this outcome was far from certain. There were many rivals who surpassed him in skill and might. But by being in harmony with the time and circumstances, Tokugawa survived all his rivals to unite Japan. What follows is a quote that shows how he coped with the difficulties he faced in life.
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Jun 232010

One of the worst things that can happen when you fail is to personalize failure. This only makes an unpleasant situation worse. It becomes harder to avoid taking failure personally when you keep failing. The common conclusion to draw is that you are a failure because of your repeated failures. Nothing is further from the truth. Failure actually shows you the path to success. But to walk this path, you should not take failure personally. Read on to find out why.
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Jun 122010
Study by Colin Adamson

Those who don’t learn from their failures and mistakes are doomed to repeat them. Making the same mistakes not only highly inefficient, but costly in terms of time, opportunities and losses involved. Failure is actually one of the most important sources for personal growth. It has more to teach you than success. In fact failure is a golden opportunity for you to attain success if you learn from it. Read on to find out how.
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Jun 042010
Byzantium 1081 by Timwi

Failure is often misunderstood and avoided. I should know. Growing up in a competitive Asian society has taught me to pursue success while avoiding failure. Ironically, this is a recipe for mediocrity. In reality, failure is a part of life and a crucial part of success. Without failure, there can be no lasting success. We cannot and should not avoid failure because it has much to teach us. For those who are able to profit from the benefits of failure, success is only a matter of time.
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May 302010

How you choose to perceive the failure you face affects your ability to handle it. A negative view of failure tends to hinder you from rising above it. But a positive view of failure enables you to turn it into a stepping stone for success. Therefore, changing your view of failure from a negative to a positive one will allow you to cope better. To find out how to do so, read on.
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