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Why Failure is a Choice You Make Failure is a product of our mind and therefore we determine if it exists or not. Learn more empowering ways to view situations where failure becomes a stepping stone, not a roadblock.

By Jen Sugermeyer

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Let's face it. When something doesn't go how you thought it would, it can sting. Maybe you lost money, lost a relationship, lost a business venture or some direction you were headed. Then, you had to face the people you cared most about to say it was all over — tough conversations, lots of emotions, and no doubt some level of disappointment.

What if I told you that you were the problem and were responsible for the failure? What if I also told you that because you're responsible, you could also eliminate failure?

Failure is a choice you make.

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