Thought Provoking Tuesday: Failure: A Stepping Stone to Success

Welcome back to TPT or Thought Provoking Tuesday!  Today I want to focus on something we all struggle with at one time or another and that is failure.

The fear of failure causes many to concede and wave the white flag before any effort is even made.

Do not, I repeat, DO NOT do this.  It’s a disservice to you, those you love, those you interact with and those you serve.

Instead, the next time you’re faced with a difficult decision or situation I want you to be reminded of Confucius and his wise words. If you honestly and whole heartedly give it your best and still fail, take it at face value; it was simply a lesson that will propel you in the right direction.

Do your Best

Failure doesn’t have to mean you took a step backwards, instead the lesson learned can become that solid footing you needed to step forward and really advance with your next action.

Now, for the true TPT: When was the last time you found yourself avoiding something out of your fear of failure (perhaps there is something you are avoiding right now)?  I challenge you to share it below and by doing so, you are taking the first step toward conquering that fear.  And if you’re in need of some additional support, I’m always here.

 To Your Continued and Ever-Growing Success,



  • So many people who are successful failed many times before they succeeded.

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