Wait! You want me to fail?

Have you ever heard of the term fail fast? I will admit that when I first heard the phrase “fail fast and fail often,” I was completely taken aback by the idea. After all, we live in a society that focuses on perfection.

Just look at anyone’s Facebook or Instagram and you’ll see how hard they work to portray a message of perfection with perfect selfies, perfect toddlers, etc. But remember, Facebook and Instagram are just the highlights, that perfect toddler just had an epic tantrum, and SEVERAL filters were used to snap that perfect selfie!

Needless to say, the idea of failing fast can be incredibly difficult, uncomfortable, and even scary, especially if you’re not used to failing on a regular basis. But, I promise you, there are several benefits to failing fast and failing often. Remember, we learn more from our failures and mistakes than from our successes!

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