5 Famous People Who Learned From Failure
When we’re in grade school, we’re taught to be afraid of failure - an “F” on the report card is a mark of shame and ignominy. We learn that failure should be avoided at all costs, and that notion can stick with us for the rest of our lives. Yet, in today’s unsettled economic times, there’s hardly a successful person - whether a businessman, scientist, artist, entrepreneur, or public figure - who hasn’t lost a job, failed to land a coveted one, or experienced a broken dream.
Worse, the fear of failure often holds us back from taking a chance or trying something new. But it’s important to try new things and not be afraid to fail. For most people, the climb up the ladder of success is riddled with stress, adversity and self-doubt. But as the following individuals illustrate, failures can teach us valuable lessons to help us grow and eventually achieve success. What’s most important is never to give up.