Self Disciplines of Buckminster Fuller In 1927, Buckminster Fuller found himself in financial ruin and personal turmoil. Five years earlier, his first child, Alexandra, has passed away aged four from spinal meningitis. Now his business had failed, leaving him broke with investors, his family and friends who invested in him, at a loss. He drank […]
Have You Ever Failed? How did it feel? Maybe you’re still living it. In a sense I think all of us still live our failures to one degree or another. However, it helps us deal with this reality in a positive way to have a definition of failure that helps us rather than hinders us, y’know. In real terms, ultimate terms, there is no failure, only a broader understanding of things. That only comes about by virtue of having the experience.
The idea that we can make mistakes is ridiculous to me. I know it’s prominent in our psyche but it shows a real inability to see the reality of a situation. The truth is that there are no mistakes – period. Mistakes mean failure at some level or other, and to most of society failure means you’re incapable, worthless, useless, less than normal, outside the circle. It’s bollocks lads.
Everybody likes the idea of a big win but many have a fear of failure. What if you take a chance, stick your neck out, and it doesn’t work out? What do you do when you fail? The fear of failure is big within people. It’s an idea that keeps millions in their boxes, afraid to take […]