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Want to Succeed? Stop Planning to Fail

Want to Succeed? Stop Planning to Fail by Elena Blanco. Photograph of a neon sign that reads "Go up and never stop" by Fab Lentz
Photograph by Fab Lentz

Creating true success means giving up our preconceived (and limiting) notions of success and failure

Are you an expert at anticipating and avoiding obstacles, problems, and potential risks in business and life? This ‘talent’ may actually be the exact thing that is holding you back from being truly successful! 

It’s really not your fault; we are taught that this is the optimal way to function. Most business advice tells you that when you have a goal, you must plan for all potential outcomes you might face. The logic goes that by anticipating all the possible failure scenarios correctly, you’ll avoid the pitfalls. However, one of the most

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