We all try, and at one point or another, we may fail. People trip, fall, lose their way, become discouraged, or become delayed or hit a road block. Life is full of setbacks… but how you handle your setbacks will determine how you move forward, and ultimately, how you succeed.
Do you get discouraged and walk away? Do you hit a roadblock and just stop or give up? Or do you learn from your mistakes and try again. Do you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and look for a new path? The plan of action you take after you fail will determine your success in the future.
No matter what the setback, regroup, re-strategize, rethink your route. Learn from what didn’t work and use it to find what does. Don’t look at a failure as a failure, but an opportunity to make something better. You can only be a failure when you stop trying, so keep moving forward and your setbacks will lead you to success.