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  • 9 Things to Do every Morning to Make Your Whole Day More Productive

    Some mornings everything goes right. You wake up before your alarm goes off. Your morning jog feels like playtime. The coffee tastes better. And there is no traffic on your way into the office. And when you sit down to get to work, you feel like you could conquer the world.

    Other days are not like that all.

    And while you can’t prevent every unfortunate a.m. situation that might come your way, experts say there are a few things you can do to encourage your mornings in that direction so you can make the most out of the rest of your day, too.

     

    But if you start the morning off on the wrong foot, you’re already behind, she says. And that means you’ll need to use the energy you do have to get to a better emotional state, she explains. (Think back to how you calmed yourself down the last time you got caught in a traffic nightmare or public transport breakdown.)

    “Energy equals willpower — and you only have so much at a given time,” she says. So the more of it you use to recover from a train delay or an alarm-didn’t-go-off morning, the less you have later for concentrating on a big project at work, family drama or whatever your day throws your way.

    There are also physiological reasons you’re doing your body (and the rest of your day) a favor when your morning right. The body’s natural body clock — your circadian rhythm — runs on a roughly 24-hour cycle with the help of cues from your environment (like lightness and darkness and exercise) to help regulate sleep, energy levels, metabolism and other bodily functions. And the choices you make to start your day, from logging that early-bird workout to sleeping in for too long, either help or hurt keep that clock running on time, Namni Goel, PhD, a research associate professor in psychiatry in University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine says.

    “The morning is a critical time that can set the tone for the entire day” — and your short- and long-term health, says Goel — a biological psychologist and behavioral neuroscientist who specializes in sleep, circadian rhythms and their effect on human physiology.

    Here’s what Goodwin and Goel say are some of the best things you can do to start your day right.

    1. PLAN AHEAD!

    One of the most productive things you can do to start your day on the right foot should actually happen before you go to sleep the previous day, Goodwin says — make a plan. It doesn’t need to be a minute-by-minute itinerary, but it should map out the major tasks or things you want to accomplish the next day — and how you want to spend the first few hours of the day.

    Lay out the clothes you’ll wear and make sure you have ingredients ready to make a healthy breakfast. It helps to plan the small things that might slow you down, she adds. The idea is to avoid “decision fatigue,” she says. “Habits that get you out the door in the morning without having to stress over decisions enables you to have more willpower to make [other] decisions during the day about important things.”

    2. RESIST THE SNOOZE

    Giving yourself a few extra minutes of slumber may seem like listening to your body, but in the long run you’re probably doing more harm than good. That’s because those 10 extra minutes of shuteye tend to be low-quality, light sleep since it’s not long enough for your body to make it through another sleep cycle (which tends to take around 90 minutes).

    And turning in at night and waking up in the morning at the same time everyday is one of the big ways you help keep your circadian rhythm running smoothly, Goel explains. Since our circadian rhythms play such a big role in regulating energy levels and metabolism, keeping your sleep schedule regulated is one of the most key things you can do to feel energized and ready to wake up morning after morning, she says.

    3. DRINK WATER

    Add lemon, ice or cucumber — or just drink it straight up. We get dehydrated overnight (especially if nature calls and you’re using the bathroom in the pre-dawn hours), Goel says. A glass or two of H2O first thing helps replenish your body’s hydration stores. It also starts your metabolism on the right foot (since the body relies on water to keep all your digestive processes running smoothly).

    4. MEDITATE

    “Quieting the brain is a time-honored way to be more creative, more contemplative and more in touch with oneself,” Goodwin says. Some people might not necessarily feel an energy boost from meditating, but because it helps us to think more effectively and efficiently, it should make for a much more productive day.

    Having trouble tuning worries out and turning your brain off? Try journaling or coloring, Goodwin suggests. Both activities have the same effect as meditation, she says — to calm you down, slow down and focus your thinking and let inspire you to think more creatively.

    5. EXERCISE

    Muster the energy to start sweating first thing and it will reward you. Exercise releases endorphins — chemicals produced in the brain that help minimize pain and discomfort and increase wellbeing (essentially the body’s own painkillers). Read: that early jog or spin class is giving your brain a natural high and an energy boost.

    Plus, endorphins can reduce stress hormones, too — helping you start your day unfettered and in control.

    6. GET OUTSIDE IN THE SUN

    Want to make that early workout work even harder for you? Do it outside in the sun. Getting sunlight first thing in the morning tells your body clock it’s time to start the day, Goel explains.

    There’s an entire field of research (chronobiology) that shows light is what triggers the body to stop producing melatonin, the hormone that tells the body to sleep, and be more alert. (And conversely, experts know that not being exposed to enough natural light throughout the day can trigger mood problems like depression and low energy.)

    Studies show that using specifically timed bright light therapy (with an artificial bright light) can yield some of the same benefits for your body clock as the sun does, if getting natural light is not an option — particularly for people with mood disorders, circadian rhythm disorders or jet lag. Though it’s worth noting that not all artificial light has the same effect, so ask a doctor to find a safe and effective treatment before you try it.

    7. MAKE COFFEE (AT HOME)

    If a cup of java — or tea — starts your morning on the right foot, have your caffeine in the morning, Goel says. There’s a lot of data to show it really does help most people feel more alert and less groggy, she says. And while a coffee habit can get a bad rap, there’s also a lot of research that shows drinking it (in moderation!) actually has some health benefits, too.

    Plus if you brew it at home you’re saving yourself some green, too. Spending even just a couple of dollars five days a week on coffee can set you back more than $500 over the course of a year (or as much as $1,300 for a daily five-dollar latte).

    8. EAT BREAKFAST

    Food is where your body gets energy — so it makes sense that starting your day with food is one of the most energizing things you can do. Our metabolism works better earlier in the day, Goel explains. That means that the body is better able to turn the calories you eat into energy that you can use in the morning, she says. (Recent research from her team backs this up, showing that eating bigger meals later in the day was linked to more weight gain and higher cholesterol — and actually harmed the way the body breaks down fat.)

    And even though there’s some discrepancy in the data, most experts agree skipping your first meal can make you more likely to overeat later in the day, Goel adds.

    9. SPEND TIME WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

    Set up a run date with a friend. Take the time to eat breakfast with your family. Call someone who makes you smile while you’re getting ready or walking to the office. Being with people you like and love can serve up a big boost to our mood and energy levels, Goodwin says. (Just keep in mind that stressful interactions with family and friends do the opposite — and can curtail productivity and your mood quickly, Goodwin adds.)

    Source: nbcnews

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  • 51 Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

    What is success? There are many definitions, but there's one thing all the greats agree on: Success only comes by persevering despite failure.

    Here are 51 quotes to inspire you to succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers.

    1. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."

    -- Winston S. Churchill

    2. "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."

    -- Herman Melville

    3. "The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."

    -- Colin R. Davis

    4. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."

    -- Henry David Thoreau

    5. "Opportunities don't happen. You create them."

    -- Chris Grosser

    6. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."

    --John D. Rockefeller

    7. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."

    -- Thomas Jefferson

    8. "There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed."

    -- Ray Goforth

    9. "Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better."

    -- Jim Rohn

    10. "Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value."

    -- Albert Einstein

    11. "Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense."

    -- Winston Churchill

    12. "Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion."

    -- Tony Hsieh

    13. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm."

    -- Winston Churchill

    14. "I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite."

    -- G. K. Chesterton

    15. "Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success."

    -- Thomas J. Watson

    16. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."

    - Jim Rohn

    17. "The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do."

    -- Anonymous

    18. "Do one thing every day that scares you."

    -- Anonymous

    19. "All progress takes place outside the comfort zone."

    -- Michael John Bobak

    20. "People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy."

    -- Tony Robbins

    21. "Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning."

    -- Robert Kiyosaki

    22. "If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time."

    -- Steve Jobs

    23. "The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere."

    -- Barack Obama

    24. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."

    -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    25. "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

    -- Helen Keller

    26. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."

    -- Walt Disney

    27. "The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."

    -- Bruce Lee

    28. "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

    -- Colin Powell

    29. "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."

    -- Conrad Hilton

    30. "If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse."

    -- Jim Rohn

    31. "I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--It is: Try to please everybody."

    -- Herbert Bayard Swope

    32. "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."

    -- Albert Schweitzer

    33. "Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life; it's about what you inspire others to do."

    -- Unknown

    34. "Fall seven times and stand up eight."

    -- Japanese Proverb

    35. "Some people dream of success while others wake up and work."

    -- Unknown

    36. "If you can dream it, you can do it."

    -- Walt Disney

    37. "The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do."

    -- Unknown

    38. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him."

    -- David Brinkley

    39. "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."

    -- Bill Cosby

    40. "In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can."

    -- Nikos Kazantzakis

    41. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

    -- Thomas Edison

    42. "Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember--the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you."

    -- Zig Ziglar

    43. "The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well."

    -- John D. Rockefeller Jr.

    44. "You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it."

    -- Oprah Winfrey

    45. "There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality."

    -- Anthony Robbins

    46. "The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows."

    -- Aristotle Onassis

    47. "I failed my way to success."

    -- Thomas Edison

    48. "I never dreamed about success, I worked for it."

    -- Estee Lauder

    49. "I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes."

    -- Thomas Edison

    50. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."

    -- Vidal Sassoon

    51. "Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down."

    -- Charles F. Kettering

    Source: inc.com

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  • 21 Time Management Tips to increase Productivity

    I compiled this list of 21 tips to hopefully nudge you in the right direction.

    Remember: There are innumerable hacks and tricks to manage your time effectively. These are some tips that I find helpful, but everyone is different.

    Let this list be a catalyst to get you thinking regularly about how to refine your own practices.

    1. Complete most important tasks first.

    This is the golden rule of time management. Each day, identify the two or three tasks that are the most crucial to complete, and do those first.

    Once you’re done, the day has already been a success. You can move on to other things, or you can let them wait until tomorrow. You’ve finished the essential.

    2. Learn to say “no”.

    Making a lot of time commitments can teach us how to juggle various engagements and manage our time. This can be a great thing.

    However, you can easily take it too far. At some point, you need to learn to decline opportunities. Your objective should be to take on only those commitments that you know you have time for and that you truly care about.

    3. Sleep at least 7-8 hours.

    Some people think sacrificing sleep is a good way to hack productivity and wring a couple extra hours out of the day. This is not the case.

    Most people need 7-8 hours of sleep for their bodies and minds to function optimally. You know if you’re getting enough. Listen to your body, and don’t underestimate the value of sleep.

    4. Devote your entire focus to the task at hand.

    Close out all other browser windows. Put your phone away, out of sight and on silent. Find a quiet place to work, or listen to some music if that helps you (I enjoy listening to classical or ambient music while writing sometimes).

    Concentrate on this one task. Nothing else should exist. Immerse yourself in it.

    5. Get an early start.

    Nearly all of us are plagued by the impulse to procrastinate. It seems so easy, and you always manage to get it done eventually, so why not?

    Take it from a recovering chronic procrastinator — it’s so much nicer and less stressful to get an earlier start on something. It isn’t that difficult either, if you just decide firmly to do it.

    6. Don’t allow unimportant details to drag you down.

    We often allow projects to take much, much longer than they could by getting too hung up on small details. I’m guilty of this. I’ve always been a perfectionist.

    What I’ve found, though, is that it is possible to push past the desire to constantly examine what I’ve done so far. I’m much better off pressing onward, getting the bulk completed, and revising things afterward.

    7. Turn key tasks into habits.

    Writing is a regular task for me. I have to write all the time — for school, work, my student organization, my blog, etc. I probably write 5,000 – 7,000 words per week.

    The amount of writing I do may seem like a lot to most people, but it’s very manageable for me, because it’s habitual. I’ve made it a point to write something every day for a long time.

    I rarely break this routine. Because of this, my mind is in the habit of doing the work of writing. It has become quite natural and enjoyable. Could you do something similar?

    8. Be conscientious of amount of TV/Internet/gaming time.

    Time spent browsing Twitter or gaming or watching TV and movies can be one of the biggest drains on productivity.

    I suggest becoming more aware of how much time you spend on these activities. Simply by noticing how they’re sucking up your time you’ll begin to do them less.

    9. Delineate a time limit in which to complete task.

    Instead of just sitting down to work on a project and thinking, “I’m going to be here until this is done,” try thinking, “I’m going to work on this for three hours”.

    The time constraint will push you to focus and be more efficient, even if you end up having to go back and add a bit more later.

    10. Leave a buffer-time between tasks.

    When we rush from task to task, it’s difficult to appreciate what we’re doing and to stay focused and motivated.

    Allowing ourselves down-time between tasks can be a breath of fresh air for our brains. While taking a break, go for a short walk, meditate, or perform some other mind-clearing exercise.

    11. Don’t think of the totality of your to-do list.

    One of the fastest ways to overwhelm yourself is to think about your massive to-do list. Realize that no amount of thought will make it any shorter.

    At this point in time, all you can do is focus on the one task before you. This one, single, solitary task. One step at a time. Breathe.

    12. Exercise and eat healthily.

    Numerous studies have linked a healthy lifestyle with work productivity. Similar to getting enough sleep, exercising and eating healthily boost energy levels, clear your mind, and allow you to focus more easily.

    13. Do less.

    This is a tactic recommended by one of my favorite bloggers, Leo Babauta. Basically, do less is another way of saying do the things that really matter.

    Slow down, notice what needs to be done, and concentrate on those things. Do less things that create more value, rather than more things that are mostly empty.

    14. Utilize weekends, just a little bit.

    One of my favorite memes depicts a gentleman casting his work aside, declaring, “It’s Friday! F#%$88u this shit.” The following image reads “Monday”, and the man is stooping to pick up the papers he’d tossed to the ground.

    This is comical, but I’ve found that it’s amazing how doing just a little bit on weekends can really lessen the workload during the week. Aim for 2-4 hours per day. You’ll still leave yourself plenty of free time for activities.

    15. Create organizing systems.

    Being organized saves tons of time, and you don’t have to be the most ultra-organized person in the world either. Systems aren’t complicated to implement.

    Create a filing system for documents. Make sure all items have a place to be stored in your dwelling. Unsubscribe from e-mail lists if you don’t want to receive their content. Streamline, streamline, streamline.

    16. Do something during waiting time.

    We tend to have a lot of down-time where we don’t try to do much. Waiting rooms, lines at the store, time on the subway, on the elliptical at the gym, etc.

    Find things to do during this time. I tend to have a lot of reading for classes, so I bring some of it almost everywhere I go and read during waiting time.

    17. Lock yourself in.

    No distractions, no excuses. Sometimes, the only way I’m going to get something done is if I’m under lock and key, alone in a room. If you’re like me, realize it, and act accordingly.

    18. Commit to your plan to do something.

    I kind of mentioned this already, but it’s worth repeating. Don’t flake on your own plan to do something!

    Be resolute. Be committed. Be professional about it, and follow through. A firm will to accomplish what you decide to accomplish will take you anywhere.

    19. Batch related tasks together.

    Let’s say that over a given weekend you need to do two programming assignments, write three essays, and make two videos. Rather than approaching this work in whatever order you feel, group the like tasks and do them consecutively.

    Different tasks demand different types of thinking, so it makes sense to allow your mind to continue to flow with its current zone rather than switching unnecessarily to something that’s going to require you to re-orient.

    20. Find time for stillness.

    In our go, go, go world, too many people don’t find time to just be still. Yet, it’s extraordinary what a stillness practice can do. Action and inaction should both play key roles in our lives.

    Discovering time in your life for silence and non-motion reduces anxiety and shows you that there is no need to constantly rush. It also makes it easier to find your work pleasurable.

    21. Eliminate the non-essential.

    I know this one has been mentioned in one capacity or another already, but it’s one of the most useful tips you can take away from this post.

    Our lives are full of excess. When we can identify that excess and remove it, we become more and more in touch with what is significant and what deserves our time.

    Source: creativitypost.com

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  • 65 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Reach Success

    There's no such thing as failure, there's only feedback, and it's what we do with that feedback that will ultimately determine how successful we will be.

    When we fail we have three options: We can choose to quit, which is the only real failure; we can choose to ignore the feedback and try again, but this is flirting with madness because to do the same thing the same way over and over again expecting different results is a definition of madness; or we can learn from our failure, adapt our approach, and try again.

    Every major success is built on a solid bedrock of previous failures. Here are 65 quotes to help inspire you to keep going and make those improvements to your approach that will ultimately lead you to success.

    1. "Failure isn't fatal, but failure to change might be." --John Wooden
    2. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." --Thomas Edison
    3. "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." --Albert Einstein
    4. "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill
    5. "A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it." --Alexandre Dumas
    6. "Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit." --Napoleon Hill
    7. "You build on failure. You use it as a steppingstone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space." --Johnny Cash
    8. "It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts." --Zig Ziglar
    9. "Everything you want is on the other side of fear." --Jack Canfield
    10. "Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." --Coco Chanel
    11. "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." --Robert F. Kennedy
    12. "The phoenix must burn to emerge." --Janet Fitch
    13. "If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original." --Ken Robinson
    14. "An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots." --Charles F. Kettering
    15. "Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." --Oliver Goldsmith
    16. "Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure." --George Eliot
    17. "A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him." --Elmer G. Letterman
    18. "You'll always miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take." --Wayne Gretzky
    19. "A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them." --John C. Maxwell
    20. "There are no failures--just experiences and your reactions to them." --Tom Krause
    21. "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing." --George Bernard Shaw
    22. "When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed, and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important." --Ellen DeGeneres
    23. "It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success." --Ellen DeGeneres
    24. "There is no failure except in no longer trying." --Chris Bradford
    25. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." --Thomas Edison
    26. "It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure." --Bill Gates
    27. "Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again." --Richard Branson
    28. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." --Winston Churchill
    29. "There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure." --Paulo Coelho
    30. "The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." --Mark Zuckerberg
    31. "No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who's always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don't exist." --Chris Hardwick
    32. "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one." --Elbert Hubbard
    33. "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got." --James P. Lewis
    34. "Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever." --Lance Armstrong
    35. "Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill
    36. "I'd rather be partly great than entirely useless." --Neal Shusterman
    37. "We are all failures--at least the best of us are." --J.M. Barrie
    38. "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." --Henry Ford
    39. "I think you have to try and fail, because failure gets you closer to what you're good at." --Louis C.K.
    40. "I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time, but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed." --Dolly Parton
    41. "Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything--all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure--these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important." --Steve Jobs
    42. "Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can't go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else's success as your failure is a cancerous way to live." --Kevin Bacon
    43. "I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." --Michael Jordan
    44. "Giving up is the only sure way to fail." --Gena Showalter
    45. "If you don't try at anything, you can't fail...it takes backbone to lead the life you want" --Richard Yates
    46. "Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing." --Denis Waitley
    47. "Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement." --C.S. Lewis
    48. "Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success." --Robert T. Kiyosaki
    49. "Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing." --J.K. Rowling
    50. "A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery." --James Joyce
    51. "Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself." --Charlie Chaplin
    52. "Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others." --Amelia Earhart
    53. "We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes--understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success." --Arianna Huffington
    54. "The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows." --Frederic William Farrar
    55. "You have to be able to accept failure to get better." --LeBron James
    56. "I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about." --Emma Watson
    57. "Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out." --Benjamin Franklin
    58. "When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures. So I did 10 times more work." --George Bernard Shaw
    59. "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." --Henry Ford
    60. "With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die." --Criss Jami
    61. "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure." --Abraham Lincoln
    62. "Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe." --Sumner Redstone
    63. "Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it." --Mia Hamm
    64. "When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel." --Eloise Ristad
    65. "What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?" --John Green

    Source:inc.com

     

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