How often if our actions do not produce the expected results, we believe that we have failed?
In the moment of self doubt it is important to remember that the effects of our actions are neither good nor bad – they are just valuable information that we can use in the future and learn from it.
If you have done something that has not produced the desired effect:
Instead of focusing too much on the past you can focus on finding effective solutions. If you release yourself from “failure mode” and move into “solution mode” you will most likely open up and see new possibilities and directions.
After all it was Socrates who said: ”The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old but the building the new”.