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It’s hard to feel strong when you’re staring failure in the face.

Maybe you’ve lost a job, had to close a business, or been told that your brilliant idea won’t work. You feel like a complete failure.

But I have news for you: It’s what you do next that counts.


Winston Churchill said, “Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

In other words, the one thing mentally tough people never do is give up just because they failed.

Sometimes you think everyone is great at doing life or business or ministry, except you.  The truth is, we all fail.

Mining Failure For Gain

The key is discovering lessons you can learn from your failures.

Here’s a conversation my friend Tyson Howells had with a discouraged youth worker and five lessons he shared about mental toughness.

Read the full article here.

APPLICATION: What are you facing? What are you doing to move forward?

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Bob Jones

Happily married to Jocelyn for 44 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vincent and daughter Jayda; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love inspiring people through communicating, blogging, and coaching. I enjoy writing, running, and reading. I'm a fan of the Double E, Bruins, Celtics, Red Sox and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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