Tag: failure

Mitigating risk

Everyday we go out there trying to generate more value for ourselves than we expend, we are taking risks.  Risk is defined as a situation involving exposure to danger [reference google.com].  Furthermore, we can calculate the risk by assessing two factors: Likeliness event will occur, 1-3…

Importance of memory in success

I have been writing entries in my journal almost every single day since June 15, 2005.  This is a personal journal nobody else will read, which means I can freely write anything I want without fear of judgement.  The main objective of my journal…

Starting a business

I have owned and operated a business on the side for over 8 years.  Initially, I decided to start a business with my father as a hobby.  We have a love for building equipment and the pay is definitely a bonus.  Since we both…

Handling failures appropriately

Failure was never viewed as a good thing when I was growing up and for good reason.  Failure is often associated with the complete opposite of success.  As I progressed further into my career, I realized failures can be positive.  The best managers I have had accepted…