How to fail successfully, according to Inventor Charles Kettering:
- Honestly face defeat; never fake success.
- Exploit the failure; don’t waste it. Learn all you can from it.
- Never use failure as an excuse for not trying again.
As one who sees no failure as a failure, since I see #2 as so valuable, I can’t quite bring myself to make friends with #1. I wonder if such optimism on my part is actually pride in disguise…
Which of the three is hardest for you?