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. In 2012, Forbes named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.
2017/10/13 10:13
Yet when asked what the best advice she ever received was, she doesn't talk about success.
2017/10/13 10:13
No, he wanted to know what she had failed at. And when she told him, do you know what his reaction was? He high-fived her.
2017/10/13 10:14
: Every week growing up, her father made her reflect on something she'd failed at, then showed her that not only was she still loved after failing, but she was celebrated for it.
2017/10/13 10:14
My dad taught me that failing simply just leads you to the next great thing."
2017/10/13 10:15
how some of the biggest failures in our lives just nudge us into another path."
2017/10/13 10:15
"Failure is another steppingstone to greatness." --Oprah "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." --Thomas Edison
2017/10/13 10:15
Probably because we grew up in schools that tended to only reward "success" (getting the answer right). We were trained to become perfectionists.
2017/10/13 10:16