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Failure is a Choice

  • It wasn’t a new idea
  • The timing was wrong
  • It wasn’t executed well
  • The story wasn’t told
  • The team was aimless
  • The schedule was undefined
  • There was no incentive to win
  • The team was too big
  • The team was too slow
  • The focus was wrong
  • There was no singular vision
  • Not committed enough
  • Not stubborn enough
  • Avoided problems
  • Team didn’t dive in 
  • Lost mojo
  • Distracted with other priorities
  • They never started

Everyone fails. Ideas don’t catch on. Products don’t resonate. Team members leave. Manufacturers fold. Money disappears. Markets shrink. World changes. Things happen. Failure doesn’t need to be finite, however. Failure is only finite when you don’t start - or when you quit. Failure is a choice.

Dmitry N. Rusakov

#everydaycreativebattle 95/365

This series of content is a small experiment. I pledged to create a piece of content on my site for the next 365 days. You can read the opening post here. The posts aren’t limited to thoughts or ideas, they’re really just a way for me to create original content. If you got any feedback/questions, please reach out. Thanks for looking.