You Are Not The Source Of Your Failure

 
 

By now you've noticed life doesn't always happen the way that you think it should, especially if you're an entrepreneur.

There are so many ways that you can fail that's it's not even funny. I personally fail a hundred times every day. However, there is a critical mistake that most people make when it comes to their failures.....they interpret their lack of results as a reflection of who they are as a person. #FAIL

It's not a bad thing to miss the mark, in fact, if you're not failing often you are quite frankly not taking large enough risks. However, this is the time to adjust your aim, not to beat yourself up.

So what kind of things can you do to make your entrepreneur journey just a little bit easier?

Here are 3 quick things you might want to try to hack the growth process.

  1. Change your atmosphere.

I know you've probably heard by now that you are the sum of the 5 people you interact with most, that may or may not be a good thing for you. I know in my personal experience every large opportunity I've ever had came from stepping outside of my comfort zone. It's really hard to image all of the possibilities that may come your way if you stay inside your little bubble.

  • ( Bonus Hack ) - Introduce yourself to 3 new people every single day and watch how quickly your circle will change.

  • Be more curious.

I know this may seem super simple and it's often uncomfortable for most people, but you'd be amazed at how people respond to you when you are genuinely curious about them. Social media has changed so much of how we interact with others that most people are just craving true human connection. Give it to them and reap the benefits.

  1. Put aside your judgments.

This step is critical. If you follow the first two steps people are going to be more vulnerable with you and show you more of who they are, their fears, beliefs, and weird little quirks. Don't burn them for taking the risk. This is your real opportunity to change things in your life. Other people are the x-factor. They have a unique perspective all their own and often they know things that can help you out tremendously, the question is do they want to? They might if they like you enough.

Failure is the cost of building the life you want but are you willing to pay?

It is not a reflection of who you are as a person and can often be overcome by having better relationships in your life, better information, tools & tactics. #FailForward