Tupperware CEO Says Getting Fired Was 'One Of The Most Important Things In My Life' (VIDEO)

11/20/2013 04:31 pm ET

Failure is part of any successful life, and Tupperware CEO Rick Goings knows that firsthand.

During a conversation with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd, Goings shared the moment he felt most defeated in his career.

"I was number two at Avon, and I never will forget the Friday I walked into the chairman's office and we were arguing about things, and I said, 'Would you rather I not be here?' I got fired Monday," Goings said.

It was a shock, but Goings said being let go ultimately freed him from a conflict-ridden situation and gave him the opportunity to move to Tupperware, where he's enjoyed "the most important two decades of my life."

See the full conversation with Tupperware CEO Rick Goings at HuffPost Live HERE:

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