Failure keeps us humble

Failure is an extremely powerful tool in our journey as entrepreneurs. We have a tendency to think of failure as some big cataclysmic event and the climax of some effort. It’s like falling off a cliff. We fear it and we avoid it.

You’ll enjoy major shifts in your mindset when you start to accept failure by embracing it and the opportunities it provides. Noobpreneur published an article providing reasons why failing at your first startup can be a good thing.

They asked me to provide an answer, so I said “Failing helps us be humble.” I believe this very much. Sometimes we need a slice of humble pie to remember that good things aren’t always so easy and they don’t happen overnight. It also teaches us that not everything is in our control…and that’s ok.

The article has 10 other badass entrepreneurs giving their perspective on why failure can be a good thing.