Think of the business people you know to be highly successful. They may represent different kinds of businesses, even non-profits. They probably represent different sizes of businesses – from a one person solopreneurship to multi-national conglomerates. They likely do entirely different things from manufacturing and selling products to offering personal services – and everything in between.
What is the first thing most of them have in common?
Most of them, at one time or another, have failed. Some of their failures are highly visible – and legend (think Donald Trump running for political office.) Some of their failures are never to be spoken of (meaning we have no idea what they are.) In some cases they lost millions of dollars or years of time.
What is the second thing those who failed have in common?