Each of us has countless stories we could tell about our life events, some that we consider huge successes and some that we might label failures. In the moment, what we experience as a failure often shifts in meaning via the passing of time and a “connecting the dots” backward perspective. Many situations that I labeled as failuresin my own life, ultimately led to some of my greatest successes. Both perspective and meaning often profoundly shift over time. When we learn to trust that things will ultimately work out, something shifts in us that enables a form of peace and confidence to be released - an internal paradigm shift, so to speak. Steve emphasized the importance of trust, following our curiosity and passion, and identifying and focusing on what we love to do. When we give ourselves permission to trust and follow what we are magnetically drawn to do, the soil of failure can provide the requisite nourishment for our next success.
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