Failure is a tricky thing. Whether it’s the connotations associated with the word or worrying about how “giving up” may make you look, it can cause a number of splintering issues. A way to change this is to keep in mind that overcoming failure is all about your perception and perspective.
I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan
Cristina Cordova is of the same ilk as those that take a similar approach to their failures as Michael Jordan. In a video recently published by Format.com‘s “InFrame,” Cordova details her journey and how her failures and an instance where she “quit” propelled her even further and provided a conduit for perseverance, further self-discovery, and artistic evolution.
Check out the clip below and remember that what may feel like a failed attempt is just another opportunity for renewal and can be a means of innovation when it comes to your methodology.