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Abraham Lincoln famously said, “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure”.

I feel this summarises how we as humans should perceive failure. I like to use a simple analogy when I talk about success and failure to people. Becoming successful in life, is like playing a round of piñata. Next time you’re at your kid’s birthday party, or their friend’s, and someone whips out the piñata, take a step back and watch. When you take a swing at the paper mâché critter filled with delicious goodness, it won’t break (unless…


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I don’t know anyone who actually enjoys applying for jobs. There’s so much uncertainty surrounding it. Humans hate uncertainty — we want to be in as much control as we can. Whenever I apply for a job, the same types of questions swirl around in my mind. Am I qualified for the job? How do I know if I’m the type of person they’re looking for? Did they receive my resume? How do I know if they even looked at it? Job hunting is a cruel and unforgiving experience, but one that everyone must go through.

It’s especially bad when…

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Founder of Moruya (getmoruya.com)

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