How I Deal With My Own Failure

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How often do you talk about your own failure? If you’re like me, not often. I think it’s a universal thing that we often try to cover up our failures.

It’s not cool to say that you’ve failed. We prefer to talk about success. That’s also true for most books, articles, talks, etc.

Yup, everything is always great. Except, it isn’t always great.

But what’s wrong with failing? And what is failure? It’s so subjective. I think we’re often too quick to judge ourselves.

In the moment, failure is this ugly thing that you want to go away quickly. When I look back at my own failures it’s the same. There are things like failed jobs, business ventures, relationships, etc. 

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How To Go From Zero To One

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Do you have a long list of goals that you want to achieve? We all know the first step is the hardest. How do you even set that first step? How do you go from zero to one?

  • From zero revenue to earning your first dollar.
  • From zero followers to one follower.
  • From unemployed to getting á job.
  • From zero users to one user.

In the beginning, it’s not about finding your dream job, becoming a multi-millionaire, having 1M followers.

No, it’s about taking that first step. Your first pleasant job. Your first reader. Your first user. Your first sale.

Here are 7 steps that help bring you from zero to one.

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If You Think “Change” Is The Right Answer To Your Problems, Think Again

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Do you remember the first time you did something new and exciting? It was a big thing, right? But you also got used to it, right?

We get used to almost everything in life. That’s a good thing, but it can also be bad at the same time.

One of the strengths of humans is that we get used to almost everything. That ability helped us to survive and evolve.

The first time I got on an airplane, I was 16 and thought it was the coolest thing in the world. Now, I just see it as a way of transport, nothing else. Flying didn’t change. It’s still an amazing thing like Louis C.K. says:

“Everybody on every plane should just constantly be going: “Oh my God! Wow!” You’re flying! You’re sitting in a chair, in the sky!”

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If You’re Reading This, It’s Time For You To Create Something

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I’m not a cheesy person nor am I overly optimistic. I also don’t believe in unicorns. I’m actually pretty Stoic.

For example I don’t believe you can be anything you want as long as you try really hard. I also believe that nothing good in life comes easy.

And that bad shit happens in life. Not everyone is going to treat you like royalty — you just have to deal with it (thick skin).

But I do have this one optimistic idea.

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