Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for

Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success Failing Forward Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success


About the Author: John C. Maxwell

John C Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books His organizations have trainedthan 2 million leaders worldwide Dr Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and INJOY Stewardship Services Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and ambassadors at the United Nations A New York Times , Wall Street Journal , and Business Week best selling author, Maxwell was named the World s Top Leadership Guru by Leadershipgurus.net He was also one of only 25 authors and artists named to.com s 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame Three of his books, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership , Developing the Leader Within You , and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold over a million copies.



10 thoughts on “Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success

  1. says:

    I began reading this book wondering why a mentor of mine suggested that I read it in the first place I began the first few pages with the attitude of yeah, yeah, yeahI know all this stuff alreadymy Mentor obviously has no clue who I am I kept reading, then the note taking beganbig time Hahahaoh the humility I thought I possessed.We have all heard the cliches before The ones like, we learn from our mistakes , etc Yet, do you have an acti


  2. says:

    Some of my favorite quotes People are training for success when they should be training for failure Failure is farcommon than success poverty isprevalent than wealth and disappointmentnormal than arrival J Wallace Hamilton Many of life s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up Thomas A EdisonTo achieve your dreams, you must embrace adversity and make failure a part of your life If you are n


  3. says:

    There are only two roads to take in life One is smooth and easy and anyone who wishes, will arrive shortly toit s destinationmediocrity The second is hidden at first, and when exposed is frightening long and full of inconsistencies and obstacles The only reason one might walk this road is thepotential unending rewards along the way and summits Two roads One promises a casual walk with little rewards, the other promises a long There are only


  4. says:

    Life is a series of outcomes Sometimes the outcome is what you want Great Figure out what you did right Sometimes the outcome is what you don t want Great Figure out what you did so you don t do it again Psychologist Simone CaruthersIt was my high school friend, Alein N., who introduced me to one of the world s finest motivational speaker, when he let me borrowed John C Maxwell s How to Become a Person of Influence Since then, I have been an


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    Rating books5 would read again4 liked would recommend3 was ok2 didn t really like1 hatedI m going to read this again with my teenagers The first part I felt like I knew already but as I readin this book there was a lot of helpful how to advice and practical steps to live out what he was saying and I appreciated that One of the quotes at the end Schools teach the technical disciplines such as math and science, but not about mental health What th


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    People are training for success when they should be training for failure Failure is farcommon than success poverty isprevalent than wealth and disappointmentnormal than arrival J Wallace HamiltonI am in a difficult stage in my life where I have potentially lost my life savings, so I desperately need to read books that deal with the feeling of failure.But this is was not the book for that One of the author s own personal anecdotes of failure is so


  7. says:

    Failure is an inside job That is the message of this book It teaches us the difference between average people and those who achieve That difference is how they view, and how they respond to failure We learn to redefine both failure and success in terms of what we learn, of course But it goes well beyond delivering a There, there, things aren t so bad message It provides strategies for effective cognitive reframing, along with lots of inspiration, a


  8. says:

    It was full of inspirational and motivational thoughts that helped me deal with life as a whole


  9. says:

    Listened as an Audiobook off of YouTube as I worked I enjoyed the beginning half or the book, but I feel like the end half was just repeat Good moral point about how a person reacts to failure becomes the difference to growing or remaining in the same situation.


  10. says:

    3 1 2 stars It has some good points, stories, and quotes As a book, it relies on repetition to fill pages It could easily have been shortened by 50 pages.


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