And Inspirational Quotes Newletter November - 2010
Sometimes during my motivational
talks, audience members would ask me
either during the question period or in private during the book
signings, on how one could cope with fear of failure. They
afraid of making mistakes that result in never starting work on
important goals. So it's time to bring out one of the neatest
motivational and inspirational quotes.
James Joyce once said, “Mistakes are
the portals to discovery”.
is a great quote because it implies that mistakes help you discover
solutions on how you can become better at something.
you know that basketball great Michael Jordan actually got cut from his
high school basketball team? He was so humiliated that he
to train extra hard and work on the skills that he needed to improve
on. The end result of course is basketball history.
own competitive career in martial arts, I’ve won world titles, numerous
first places finishes but also quite a few last places finishes in my
division as well. I’ve placed everything in
of the things I can say from my long competitive career is that it was
during the times when I didn’t win first place I actually learned the
most. It’s whenever I made mistakes in competition that cost
first place championship, I was motivated to go home and really work on
the things that I needed in order to get better.
result was that I did become a better martial arts competitor because
of this extra work and focus that I might not have otherwise done if I
didn’t lose. So the failures of winning actually made me
doesn’t have to be a bad word. Instead, it can be
to make you better if you learn from your mistakes. Revisit
goals that you may have put aside because you were afraid of failing.
Then approach mistakes as all part of the process.
no need to be afraid of failure.
By the time you get this, I
will be on my way down to Havana to speak at an international
conference as well as to do some scuba diving. I also hope to
increasing my diversity exposure by interacting with some local Cubans
while I’m down there. After all, it’s more exciting than
with tourists all the time!
Because of the language differences,
I’m sure that I’m going to be making some cultural mistakes down there
but it’s all in the name of personal development so I’m not too
worried. In fact, it’s going to be a blast and I hope to get
video footage down there for future Motivational
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