Is Failure Holding You Back?

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Creative Rising Episode 203

Do you have a hard time with failure? Does the thought of failing hold you back from the things you most want to do?

Jeff and I would say ‘yes’ to both of those questions. And we’re tired of it. In this episode, we talk about the big area in our business that we feel is an utter failure right now – and we wrestle with giving it up or not. We want to reclaim our relationship with failing and stop it from holding us back, so we call our good friend and mentor, Dane Sanders, to help us reframe how we relate to the idea of failure.

In this episode, we discover what failure really means, how a strong person handles failure well, and how failure might have less to do with failing and more to do with our capacity for risk…. and our addiction to success.

In This Episode: Dane Sanders

If you want to learn more about Dane Sanders, you can check out what he does with creatives in business at danesanders.com. If you run less of a solo operation and are more of an entrepreneurial team, you also might want to check out tellmeyourdreams.com – it’s where Dane and his mental health and performance coaches deliver Proactive Mental Health on the job. They have discovered some amazing innovations to unlock the best out of your team. It’s such a cool project.

Quick Guide:
  • (00:00) What’s Failing in Our Business
  • (06:32) Failure Hurts
  • (08:56) The Tension Between Chaos & Order
  • (13:44) SPONSOR: White House Custom Colour
  • (19:17) Dane’s Story of Failure
  • (22:04) Failure is Always a Possible Outcome
  • (28:28) How We’re Wired to Handle Failure
  • (37:04) The High of Success

EPISODE MADE POSSIBLE BY:

WHITE HOUSE CUSTOM COLOUR

White House Custom Colour is the professional print lab we trust with all of our print orders. When a client orders a print from us, WHCC produces the print and ships it directly to our clients FAST. We love how easy they are to use and that means we make more money on print sales every year. Plus, we absolutely ADORE their Deep Matte paper – a classic, creamy paper that makes our prints look GORGEOUS, especially our film and fine art prints.

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