Five Failures a Month
What if instead of running away from failure we embraced it? What if we even looked forward to failing?
Would planning to fail take the fear of failure away?
I don’t know but I’m hoping to find out with a new experiment I am undertaking for my business.
Have you heard of Ramit Sethi? He is a finance guy who has written a book, has a podcast, and has a show on Netflix title “How to Get Rich”. I heard about the idea of failing 5 times a month from him. He tracks his failures and intends to fail at least 5 times each month in his business.
This is a good way to push yourself out of your comfort zone. It also takes away the power of fear when you embrace it and plan to fail every month in some way. And then to be able to embrace, look forward to, and celebrate your failures takes it to the next level.
What do you think?
Does it sound like a good idea or another crazy thing to try?
I am going to try this and see if I can move beyond some of the barriers I have set for myself in my business and writing and even in my career.
How will this look in my life?
I will apply for jobs I am interested in but may not be totally qualified for. I’m going to write in a way that allows me to make a faceplant of embarrassment if an article doesn’t go over well. I will talk to people when I am out and about and not allow my introvert nature to keep me from making important connections.
I have some other ideas I want to try out too but I don’t want to give up all my secrets today.
Hey, let me know what you think. Will you try this? Have you ever tried something like this before?
Keep stepping towards freedom from anything that holds you back from being who you were intended to be.