Failing is the Starting Point

Do you find yourself standing in a line to an empty building, eating mediocre food, or giving two-thumbs down to movies? Funny, how we don’t find ourselves gravitating towards subpar, mediocre, or average. We all are attracted to great because we want the best.

There are certain foods, beverages, clothes and vehicles I purchase because I’ve tried others, and they don’t compare to my liking. Our success should be no different. We should want the best for our today and tomorrow. Tomorrow’s future is dependent on the work I put in today. The process isn’t any different than any other person. The process starts with failure.

No one wants to fail, but failure isn’t the finale. Failing is just the beginning. To succeed, you must fail your way to success. Failure is the first step in the process to clear out the default settings of our mind. Greatness doesn’t come in a ready-to-ship box to order from Amazon. We all have to start somewhere and must create it on our own.

Don’t get sucked into the feeling of it because it could feel like a vortex of confusion, disappointment and defeat. Failure alone is a horrible feeling. Why not attach a goal towards it? Use anything that hadn’t worked and apply it. I believe we have specific life experiences for a reason. Remember, greatness isn’t your default setting. Failing is the starting point.

Every action is an adjustment to your desired outcome. Everyday effort strengthens your personal commitment. Regardless of the unsolicited advice and haters that will come your way, you must focus on the truth of your heart. And lastly, don’t listen to the negativity from upstairs. Failing is the starting point.

Do not self-sabotage your efforts from past hurts and emotions. Believe every step of the way. When you stop believing, find another source to encourage you. Whether that be a person, video, blog, magazine or a personal reward, do not stop believing. Your sacrifices are worth it.

Failing is the starting point.

I write this because my business is personal because this service is for the advancement of all humanity. My failures and successes are for your gain. No strings attached.

Nathan A. Webster, MBA

Author: nathanwebster
From a US Marine to nonprofit executive director, I've been fortunate to do a lot of stuff. My quick history is I’m a brand marketer with a background in social good. In the process of running a small educational nonprofit, I learned the value of storytelling and digital branding. That’s how I got involve in marketing, websites, consulting via my podcast as well, and being an adjunct business professor at the local community college.
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