08/15/2013 08:34 am ET Updated Aug 15, 2013

How To Practice 'Intelligent Failure' (And Ultimately Find Success)

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By Rob White

Learn the power of "intelligent failure." When you intelligently examine your mistakes for lessons they offer, you begin to see failure as a means of improving your success record. Don't associate fear with failure - do associate curious experimentation with failure. Ask yourself, “What can I learn from my experiment so I may succeed with greater speed?” This question takes the idea of failure out of the equation, and there's nothing to fear.

Do you consider your attempts to succeed as experiments to attain greater success-speed? Here are five ways to transform the disempowering idea of failure to the empowering idea of experimenting:

5 Ways To Win At Failure

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