What is Failure?
Failure is defined as a lack of success, but its true definition is really up to you. Small things can be failures. Maybe you blew an easy sale today at work, or forgot to grab something important when you were at the store. We all make mistakes, and the mistakes we make that have some weight to them — big or small — make us feel like we've failed.
Normally, though, we reserve the word failure for the bigger things. The times when we've let others down, and, more importantly, ourselves. Trying your hardest to do something important and failing is when it really stings and shakes your confidence. Maybe your start-up business idea failed, you lost the big match, or you let someone you care about down. Sometimes failure can leave a mark — but it doesn't have to. Continue reading.
originally posted on Lifehacker.