Failure is always an option by Moe Abdou

Failure is one of the great fears in life.  Whether it's a last second drive to win a game, or a defining decision to secure a business deal; individuals are often paralyzed by the negative consequences of failure as opposed to the growth opportunities it provides.  US News & World Report's Chief Business Correspondent,  Rick Newman, wrote the book - Rebounders - to demonstrate that failure is never defeat, rather it's the distinguishing characteristic that makes great achievers unique.  To them, setbacks are learning experience that build up their resilience muscle.  And just as you develop any skill, practice is the key to growing your resilience quotient.  Listen to Rick share how you can turn setbacks into success...  


Further Reading
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  • Michael Serbinis: What I've Learned — Visionary Entrepreneur, investor and CEO and Founder of the new healthcare startup, LEAGUE, Michael Serbinis shares what he learned building three disruptive startups, selling two of them and working with Kimbal and Elon Musk.
  • Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team — On a recent flight home, I spent over an hour browsing a children’s play website, completely enamored by sets like Design Your Own Superhero Cape and Invent Your Own Insects. After sharing Seedling with everyone I know, despite few of my friends having children, I wondered why the brand struck a such a meaningful chord with me.

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