Leslie Odom Jr. recently won a Tony award for best actor in a musical. Just like most other actors, he had to fail to reach this point in his life.
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So how does one embrace failure? According to Leslie Odom Jr., there’s only one way – failing forward. Here are his tips on how to do just that:
1. Record your mistakes.
Make note of your failures.
2. Learn from your mistakes.
Next to each failure, write down a lesson you learned from that situation.
3. Implement your lesson.
Embrace the fact that you failed and let it guide you the next time around.
None of us would be where we are in life if we hadn’t already failed. The most important part of failing is learning from your errors. That way, you are more likely to find success the next time around!
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