How To Respond to Failure

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September 4, 2012

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How To Respond to Failure

Compassion is to share the pain without sharing the suffering.

– Shinzen Young –

How To Respond to Failure

“Typically, when people fail, we blame them. Or teach them. Or try to make them feel better. But the learning — the avoidance of future failures — only comes once they feel okay about themselves after failing. And that feeling comes from empathy.” In this article, a business advisor describes an interaction between a nine-year-old and her grandmother — and the unexpected lesson in leadership and compassion he gleaned from it. { read more }

Be The Change

Simply listen and reflect back the next time you or somebody you know experiences a failure.

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