We all fail.
Failure is part of life.
The only people who aren’t failing are those who aren’t trying.
We have all heard quotes like this, but we still instinctively have a fear of failure. Today, I want us to learn to divide failure into two categories. Simply put, there is good failure and bad [...]
Ask yourself this question: “What would you start if you knew you couldn’t fail?” Not sure where I first heard that quote, but I think I will blame Andy Stanley. We all have fears of failing, it is something built into our brains (remember the lizard brain idea) and sometimes it is a good thing. [...]
In life there are goals that are overarching for all of our lives, then there are goals that are just for one event, one project, one season etc. This year, I had a goal to run a marathon. In the end, I ran two, but the first one was really part of the training for [...]
You may have never heard of Diederik Stapel unless you are working in the world of social psychology, but he was a professor at Tilburg University in Holland until a few years ago. It seems that over the course of his career he wasn’t always truthful in where his research data came [...]
Seth Godin often refers to the “lizard brain” when talking about the part of our brains that fear failure. It is our lizard brain that keeps us from taking the plunge on that new idea. Sometimes, in order to defeat the lizard brain, the very best thing that you can do is try something that [...]
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