04/14/2014 08:39 am ET Updated Apr 14, 2014

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like You're Failing

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If you were to examine the lives of some of the most successful people, you’d find many pathways marked by failure.

Take Abraham Lincoln. “He failed all the way to the White House,” says JetBlue Chairman Joel Peterson in his recent LinkedIn post. Look at Steve Jobs, who was fired by Apple, the company he co-founded, in 1985. Or Dr. Seuss, who had his first book rejected by 27 different publishers.

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