Failure Isn’t Fatal, It’s the Path to Success 


It’s a word that most of us dread.

Yet, I want to tell you that failure is not the enemy; it’s the currency we use to buy success.

Think about it.

Children don’t fail to walk; they learn to walk.

Failure is a natural part of their process, and they persist until they achieve their goal.

Now, as adults, why do we perceive failure so differently?

Why do we either continue to fail and never learn from our mistakes, or why do we fail once and give up, or why do we fail and then become successful?

It’s because we’ve forgotten the lesson that children teach us: failure is a price we all have to pay, a step on the road to success.

The real question isn’t why people fail, but why they react to failure the way they do.

I’ve met countless individuals who’ve failed in various aspects of life.

Some used their failure as a stepping stone, learning from it, growing stronger, and ultimately succeeding.

Others let failure define them, never attempting to move beyond it.

They missed the essential truth that failure isn’t about how it affects you, but about the lesson you’ve learned.

Failure, you see, isn’t a dead-end; it’s a crossroad.

One path leads to surrender, the other to growth and success.

So the next time you find yourself facing failure, remember that it’s not a mark of defeat but a token of your journey towards success.

Embrace it, learn from it, and use it as your currency to buy your dreams.

What lesson has failure taught you that brought you closer to your success?

Mike Killen

Mike is the world's #1 sales coach for marketing funnel builders. He helps funnel builders sell marketing funnels to their customers. He is the author of From Single To Scale; How single-person, small and micro-businesses can scale their business to profit. You can find him on Twitter @mike_killen.