ailure is inevitable! You’re going to fail! And the great thing is, it’s absostinkinlutely ok!
In LifePlan, StratPlan, and coaching, the fear of failure is one of the biggest issues I face with so many clients. Whether it’s a team member or a leader, a large portion of our population is afraid of failing.
It’s not good enough for me to say it’s ok to fail, because those who are afraid have been taught that it’s NOT ok. They’ve been taught by parents, teachers, leaders, etc. that failure is unacceptable, and in may situation, punishable.
In StrengthsFinder 2.0, author Tom Rath talks about how most of US parents, when seeing their child’s report card of all A’s and one D, would totally focus on the D. Why?…