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21 Success Sutras for Leaders by M. S. Rao

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Chapter Seven

Failure is Only a Comma, Not a Full Stop

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

 

Thomas A. Edison

Most people love success and hate failure. It is rightly said that success has many fathers, while failure has none. However, very few realize that success comes only after successive setbacks and failures. Success comes only when people realize their mistakes and learn their lessons. Success comes when people fail differently instead of failing in a similar way. This entire chapter is dedicated to the leaders who hit rock bottom and bounced back from their failures like the mythical Phoenix.

Is Success Without Failures Impossible?

Henry Ford said, ‘Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.’ ...

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