No one wants to face failure, watching something you worked hard to achieve crumble around you can be devastating. Once you have suffered such a loss the idea of getting back up and trying again is not appealing. But, what if our failures could help us reach even greater success in the future? Leading entrepreneurs Lennart Krech and John Aaron hold this view, they believe that there are vital lessons that our failures can teach us. German-born Lennart Krech was able to utilize the power of the internet age to launch the innovative social media education platform; IG Elites, which helps entrepreneurs build successful businesses on Instagram and beyond. Real estate investor John Aaron is the founder of the Aaron Organization which flipped over hundreds of homes in the United States. Here, Lennart Krech and John Aaron share three surprising lessons that you can learn from failure.
How to be grateful
According to Lennart Krech, you have a greater appreciation for your successes when you have felt the sting of failure. Seeing how easily a win can turn into a loss helps you feel grateful for what you have. John Aaron shares that a personal experience of failure teaches you how to be grateful for everything you have achieved despite any setback that you face.
Lennart Krech believes that being able to adapt to change is a trait that every single industry leader has learned. John Aaron explains that having to make snap decisions in the face of failure teaches you how to adapt fast on your feet. Lennart Krech shares this view and explains that having to change course in an instant because something has gone wrong, teaches you vital adaptability.
Lennart Krech shares that humility is one of the first lessons that we will learn from failure, as hitting rock bottom helps you realize that anyone can experience failure and you are never above having it happen to you. John Aaron believes that humility is essential for networking authentically with others in your industry, as it can help you build up your empathy and compassion.
It’s natural to fear failure but Lennart Krech and John Aron believe that if you are willing to learn from it then failure has many vital lessons that it can teach you.
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