Plenty of us grew up fearing failure. Some of us even developped an abnormal, persistent fear of failure. It stops us from trying things in life. We’ll settle for mediocrity to avoid the risks inherent in distinguishing ourselves. Because modern society places so much emphasis on perfection in every aspect of life, we’ll often not risk trying until perfection is assured. If this sounds familiar, this post is for you. Keep reading as I try to explain to you the importance of learning to fail if you want to be successful.
Last time we discussed the first step in the Kotter model: (1) create a sense of urgency. This time around, we’ll talk about the second step:(2) form a powerful coalition. Stay tuned for the next part:(3) create a vision for change.