Posts about Failure

The Summer That Changed Everything

How many times have we heard the phrase “If you work hard enough, you can achieve anything” and thought that’s just something people say, but not something that is actually true? Probably a lot. Throughout our lives there are limits placed on our potential for success, whether by external forces ...

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Becoming the Strongest Version of Yourself

We all have bad days, weeks, months, and for some, even years. Different streams of pain whether it be from death, to heartbreak, to life changing catastrophes, can throw even the most optimistic of us into a state of constant dwelling and turmoil. The challenge is what you will do in these ...

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It's good to push yourself, but don't lose track of all you've accomplished along the way!

I haven't really had a chance to reflect this summer, until I went camping over the long weekend - with Shandra, a great friend I've met at Vector. I haven't hit a lot of the goals I set for myself this summer, and after months of feeling like I a failure, it took me 8 pages of writing in my ...

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Instead of Saying, “No” to Problems, Say “No” to Easy!

I heard the expression many years ago from Jim Rohn, “Don’t wish for it to be easier, wish instead to be better.” I remind myself of this often as I’m gritting my teeth through a particularly tough yoga pose, or when I’ve led a team that seems to face challenge after challenge. Yes, in the ...

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