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Business Success & failure are the Same Direction

Published on January 7th, 2013 | by Matthew Ogborne


2013 A Year for Bravery

We’re a week into January already and it’s been a monster already. As I’m sure you’ll agree the break was welcomed and for me personally, nice to have two days with the family, however long before the new year was on us, I had already decided the plan for 2013 and it’s not what you’d expect, I’m going to fail in 2013.

Fail, huh?

Yea Fail.

If I’m failing, that means I’m trying really, really hard.

Winston Churchill“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston S. Churchill


Success & failure are the Same Direction

I found this image on Google, but it was wrong so I edited it. Now both point in the same direction as they should.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t expect to fail at everything I do, but if I can sum up last year into a single word, it was “safe” and safe is nice, but it can be kinda boring. Its time that I change, be brave and have a good stab at failing, because I know that if I try hard enough, then I can fail my way into success.

I bet you’ve heard or have even thought that you’d like to be more successful this year, but absolutely no-one say they’re going to fail more this year. Well I’m going to fail in 2013, but it’s in the same direction as success.

I’ve already been working on this in the background, it’s why I’ve been so quiet here over the past few weeks. I’m looking forward to sharing the next couple of articles with you this week, as this is me trying hard at failing my way through to success in 2013.

Happy New Year, here’s to 2013, it’s going to be anything but normal (or safe like 2012).

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3 Responses to 2013 A Year for Bravery

  1. @iwoca says:

    How failing can be a good thing via @matthewogborne

  2. Good luck with all your failures this year @matthewogborne :P – great post BTW –

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