Good Tips to Manage Failure..........

RaGHuRaM (The Easy are never Good and the Good are never Easy....)   (4952 Points)

10 February 2012  

                                                              How to Deal with Failure????

Successful people are differentiated from the normal people not by the amount of success achieved, but by the way how they converted their failures into success. Many people don’t know how to overcome failure.

They start saying: It was very difficult, I had no luck, I don’t have time, and It must be done etc.

  • They always look for excuses.
  • They blame the situations and persons.
  • They always see the problems –not the solution
  • They say: Why is it happening to me? – Without seeing the opportunity presented to them.

They will be frustrated by the situation seem helpless; give up and live an unsatisfactory life without achieving what they want.

 Managing Failure:

     Develop New Strategy

Failure is a part of every one’s life. Everyone fails at one time or the other. I should say, there is probably more to learn from the failure than from success.  At times failures give you the start which was required by you to achieve your goals. So treat them as learning experiences and use these experiences to develop new strategies to achieve your objective in a more effective way.

     Maintain Positive Attitude

The choice of attitude will decide your life. Negative thoughts have no strength until you feed them. By having negative attitude you will create you own hurdles in your life. Every one encounters problems. But the ability to solve their problems lies on their attitude towards them.                      

When it rains all the birds fly for shelter

But eagle alone avoids the rain by flying above the cloud

Problem is common to all but Attitude is different

 Never lose attitude even in the worst of times, because it will ultimately help you in your journey towards Success.

      Never Give Up

When encountered with failure many people will give up; as they don’t know what to do. If you hold on to that rope a little longer success may be yours. These obstacles will always help you to strengthen your character. So, “NEVER EVER GIVE UP”.

     Stay Motivated

Motivation is the best thing that is helpful to you to achieve your goals, and finally to live a satisfactory life. Without motivation we may be constantly depressed and will be low on confidence.

So try to find the things which motivate you and always sting on to them.

                                       Famous people who Succeeded despite Failure

Mahatma Gandhi

           Gandhiji is an average student who passed his matriculation exam with difficulty. After completing law, he failed at establishing his practice and he did a part-time job as a school teacher.

Albert Einstein

           Albert Einstein didn’t speak till he is four and didn’t read until he is seven. His parents thought that he is sub-normal. His teacher said that he is mentally slow. He was expelled from school and failed in the entrance exam to the Polytechnic Institute. But he turned out to win a Nobel Prize.

Thomas Alva Edison

           He failed nearly 10,000 times before inventing the Light Bulb. When he was asked “How did it feel to fail 10,000 times”. He replied that “I didn’t fail. I found 10,000 ways which won’t work. Every failure is another step forward”.

Amitabh Bachchan

          Before entering the film industry, he applied for an announcer’s job with All India Radio. But was rejected as his voice was deemed not suitable.

JK Rowling

          The author of Harry Potter wrote her first book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on an old type writer after she got separated from her husband. It was rejected by 12 publishers. But after one year, Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury accepted it with the advice to take a job because there was no money in Children’s Books.

Karoly Takacs

          He is a Hungarian Shooter who lost is shooting arm in an explosion. He didn’t give up. He taught himself to shoot with his left hand and went onto win two consecutive Olympic Gold Medals.

Walt Disney

         He was the man who gave us the Mickey, and the beautiful Disneyland. But he was fired by a newspaper saying that he lacked imagination. He went bankrupt several times before he built Disney World.

Michael Jordan

        He is a former professional Basketball player, was cut from his High School Basketball team. He once quoted

                        “I’ve failed over and over again in my life. That is why I succeeded.”

                  Other Famous Failures who succeeded

      Abraham Lincoln, Socrates, the Beatles, Richard Branson, Henry Ford, Charlie Chaplin, Van Beethoven, Helen Keller, Marilyn Monroe and so on………..

               They all have one thing in common Rising from the Failure.


  • Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat

                                                                                                     - Napoleon Hill

                                          So, always make sure that you are there to let it in.

  • Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly

                                                                                      - Robert F. Kennedy

  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall

                                                                                      - Confucius

  • Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them

                                                                                     - Washington Irving

  • Quitters don’t Win, Winners don’t Quit.
  • Think positive, act positive and achieve positive results
  • Failure comes before success even in the dictionary.


         Success won’t come without failure. Failure is always part of success. It’s reality. If you take steps to improve yourself everyday you will achieve success in no time.

                                                                           smiley BEST OF LUCK smiley