Why You Sometimes Must Fail Before You Can Succeed (and How to Recover)

I hate pain! When the doctor has to draw blood, I wince and look the other way. If I know something is going to hurt, I generally go out of my way to avoid it. However, sometimes you must fail before you can succeed as a freelancer--and failure hurts. Don't get me wrong. I'm not advocating failure for failure's sake. I definitely believe in working smart. That's one reason I share my experiences and … [Read more...]