Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success

Amazing and life-changing book.

Read it if you want to overcome any


or you want to have a new definition of failure. I regret not reading this book early, even though it was lying in my bookshelf for quite a long time.

“If you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward.



  1.  Learn a new definition of failure
  2.  Remove the ‘you’ from failure
  3.  Take action and reduce your fear.
  4. Change your response to failure by accepting responsibility
  5.  Don’t let the failure from outside get inside you
  6.  Say goodbye to yesterday
  7.  Change yourself, and your world changes
  8.  Get over yourself and start giving yourself
  9. 10. Find the benefit in every bad experience.
  10.  If at first you do succeed, try something harder
  11. ETC…

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like and do what you’d rather not.”

“Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.”

“As the saying goes, ‘God uses people who fail—‘cause there aren’t any other kind around.

“If you don’t learn the easy lessons, they get harder. (Pain is one way the universe gets your attention.)

About the Author

John C. Maxwell is a

New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 33 million books in fifty languages.
He has been identified as the
#1 leader in business and the most influential leadership expert in the world.

His organizations – the John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation – have translated his teachings into seventy languages and used them to train millions of leaders from every country of the world. A recipient of the Horatio Alger Award, as well as the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell influences Fortune 500 CEOs, the presidents of nations, and entrepreneurs worldwide. For more information about him visit


“There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.”      TAKE ACTION

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