Success Requires Permission to Fail

Want to Succeed? Get Permission to Fail.

Innovation demands that you try new things. It demands that you push yourself beyond your previous limits. It requires you to stretch professionally, intellectually, and emotionally. Innovation also necessitates failure.   Failure is Key to Innovation Trying new things often results in errors, mistakes, blunders, stumbles and even the dreaded #epicfail. It is unavoidable. Innovation…

Ila Fox Loetscher and Sea Turtle Inc

While visiting South Padre Island on my recent trip to Texas with my Dad, we visited Sea Turtle Inc, a sea turtle rescue and education center. Their mission is “to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species”.   What started as visit…

Thomas Edison Quote - I've not failed

Fail Early and Fail Often

Innovation demands that you try new things. By its very definition it implies that you attempt something that you’ve never done before, that you push yourself beyond your previous limits and that you do without the skill-to-do. In short, if you’re not failing from time-to-time, you’re not stretching yourself enough and you’ll never reach your maximum potential. Failing is essential if you want to grow as a professional and as a person.