failure

Perseverance of the baby bear

Hat tip to @carsondaly for posting this on the @todayshow. The concept is easy, life is hard.  Watch as the baby bear tries so hard to climb the steep snowy mountain, and fail, over and over again. The bear doesn’t give up, and the momma-bear up top paces back and forth, but knows all that she can do is watch. When you think about it, the baby bear must be exhausted by the time it gets to th ...[Read More]

Fear and Failure

Adam Grant – The surprising habits of original thinkers

Adam Grant – The surprising habits of original thinkers

How do creative people come up with great ideas?  Organizational psychologist Adam Grant explains in this great TED Talk. [ted id=2474]

I love watching you play

Jon Gordon on the difference between success and failure

Self Awareness – NSFW and so worth it

Self Awareness – NSFW and so worth it

Self awareness at it’s finest is accepting your shortcomings and accentuating your strengths. – Gary Vaynerchuk When was the last time you completed a very honest self inventory? When was the last time you were able to admit your areas of weakness? Are you ready to put your life on the offense? Leave us some comments below and let’s talk about Self Awareness!   Gary Vaynerch ...[Read More]

Christmas Abbott on being born to fail

Christmas Abbott

At 5’3″ and 118 pounds, Christmas Abbott is a bad ass.  Recently she gave a great keynote on being “born to fail.”  She is a CrossFit guru, an aspiring Olympic weight lifter, and one of the most driven people that we follow. We hope that you enjoy hearing her story. Follow Christmas on Facebook.

Persistence

persistence

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. ~ Matt Biondi

Why do we fail?

Great Failures