In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except failures, death, and taxes.
Failure is a part of life. We will all encounter it. It can be a daily occurrence, sometimes multiple times a day. I have blogged about this several times and have created different graphics around failure, and more importantly, how we respond to failures (one graphic I created within the "Quotes" section at the top horizontal navigation bar). How we respond and recover from failures is what defines us. How we get back up. How we keep going. How we learn from the experience. How do you respond?
Below is a new image I created after a conversation I had with my supervisor, the Chief Academic Officer of Elementary Education in PAUSD. Failure is a part of life. Embrace it. See it as feedback (just like in the above linked graphic). It is indeed the start of a new journey - one with new knowledge and wisdom.