Success Always Starts with Failure

Posted March 12, 2012 by Marcy Twete in Leaders We Adore

Tim Harford’s new book boasts an intriguing title. It’s called, “Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure.” What raises my eyebrows is the third word – always? Does success, in fact, always start with failure? Or just sometimes?

I think, the truth of the matter is, successful individuals know exactly how to deal with failure. It comes in one’s reaction to failure and ultimately adapting to the circumstances that surround that failure. I highly recommend reading Harford’s new book and realizing that it’s not winning or losing. It’s how you work your circumstances when you lose.

Read Behance’s blog’s review of Harford’s new book by clicking here. And if you decide Tim Harford’s work is perfect for your bookshelf, buy it here.

About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.


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