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Fail More: Embrace, Learn, and Adapt to Failure As a Way to Success

Fail More: Embrace, Learn, and Adapt to Failure As a Way to Success

by Bill Wooditch


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The business professional’s guide to building success out of failure

Learning from our mistakes is the only way to make sure we don’t make the same ones twice. But what if you could use every failure—large and small—to actually create a successful business, career, and life?

You can.

Fail More provides the knowledge, insight, and tools to do just that. This one-of-a-kind guide teaches you how to take active, strategic measures to turn the sting of failure into the reward of growth. It reveals the setbacks that are both inevitable and valuable, and it delivers practical ways of quickly moving past self-judgment and -recrimination to:

• Create large and small goals
• Establish milestones for achieving them
• Analyze data to determine what worked and what didn't
• Make the necessary corrections to your method
• Determine what you need and adjust accordingly
• Evaluate your actions
• Assess your progress while refining your game plan
• Use failing as a core tool for motivation

By embracing failure, not just “getting past it,” you will fly past your competition, whether you’re building a startup, advancing in your career, or improving your personal life.

The most underrated tool for success is failure. Now, you have a pragmatic program for turning failure today into profits and growth tomorrow.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260441512
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/26/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,138,682
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Bill Wooditch is the founder and CEO of The Wooditch Group, a risk-management and corporate insurance firm with annual sales of $100 million. He works with Fortune 500 companies like AIG, Old Republic, Zurich, and Bank of America to improve their sales and leadership.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 Always Forward: Achievement !s on the Other Side of Failure 1

2 The Greats Have Learned the Art of Failing More 27

3 Recognize Fear 39

4 Break Through the Obstacles That Limit Success 59

5 Become a Master of Failure 79

6 It's Goal Time: Define and Plan for Success 97

7 The Road to Success 111

8 Embrace Risk 131

9 Success Is a Process, Not a Destination 149

10 Maintain a Mindset for Continued Success 163

Afterword 177

Index 183

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