Posts tagged ‘fear of failure’

Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Updated: December 1, 2018 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

I had a few hours to spare before my next meeting. I planned to wait at a coffee shop, but realized that I was just several minutes away from the hospital where a friend worked. So I called him, an ER doctor, and asked if he was busy. He wasn’t but he doesn’t want to […]

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Achieving Your Dreams Requires Courage

Updated: December 22, 2019 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 2 Comments

A couple of years ago, I had the privilege to climb up the belfry of Taal Basilica in Batangas. I was even able to explore parts of its roof. On the right side of the church’s facade, there’s an open area where you can walk on to see a bird’s eye view of the heritage […]

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The Fringe Benefits of Failure and The Importance of Imagination

Updated: December 22, 2014 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | 5 Comments

I remember about two years ago, I shared here the commencement address given by Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, to the 2005 graduating class of Stanford. That post was entitled and was about: Connecting The Dots It was a speech which encourages us to follow our dreams and trust that all the difficulties we experience in […]

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On Failure, Optimism, and Success

Updated: August 23, 2020 | Inspirational, Life Lessons | 22 Comments

Six years ago, I tendered my resignation letter for the very last time. I say that it was “the very last time” because I’ve made up my mind that I’m leaving the corporate world for good. It wasn’t because I am tired of working, nor I hated my job. But quite simply, I decided that […]

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What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

Updated: January 21, 2020 | Mindsetting | 13 Comments

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? It’s a popular question that inspirational and motivational speakers ask their listeners. But it was American televangelist and author, Robert H. Schuller, who is known to have first asked this question. What would you do if you knew you could not fail? It is […]

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