A Time to Lose

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Failure gets a bad rap. Sometimes, if you don’t let the pain of a failure sink deep into your DNA, then the lessons you might have learned from failure can be too easily overwritten by your standard operating system, thus leaving you programmed to repeat failure again. Don’t be that guy or girl. When you fail to change after a failure, you are pretty much saying, “I’m going to gamble that next time conditions will be perfect so I can succeed — or at least perfect enough to absorb the flaws I choose to cling to.”