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How Successful Leaders Recover from Failure

Posted by on December 30, 2016

Failure is normal. It can happen to anyone of us, even to the best ones, actually. Despite our efforts, the business we worked so hard to build spirals downward and explode on impact. Even some of the most successful business personalities, real estate tycoons, and celebrities have all experience the crushing pain of a business failure. But it isn’t how you fall that determines whether you have truly failed or not but how you get up.

Failure in business or in any aspect in life is painful. Recovering from failure is probably one of the toughest things you will do in your life. The key to your recovery from a small business failure, however, is in accepting that it happened. You will experience a variety of emotions such as anger, sadness, depression, maybe even joy. Allow yourself to feel those emotions. This is a vital part of the grieving process and that is essential to your healing.

Once you’ve reached the stage of acceptance, it is time to reflect on what went wrong in the business to cause it to fail. Unsuccessful people tend to blame others, but if you want to become successful, you need to have a different mindset.

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