You must slip, learn from every glitch: Oprah Winfrey on failure
Popular talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey stumbled even after the world thought her feet were firm.
Popular talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey stumbled even after the world thought her feet were firm. Speaking at the beginning of Harvard, when she finished her show and started her own network, she revealed an episode. "I still remember the day I opened USA Today and read the headline' Oprah, not quite standing on her OWN.' I mean USA Today, really?" Before reflecting on the premise and the need for regression, she commented.
"It doesn't matter how far you can climb. You're bound to slip at some point, because if you're continually doing what we're doing, raise the bar. If you're constantly pushing higher, higher the average law; not to mention, Icarus ' theory assumes you're going to fall at some stage. And if you want to learn that, remember: there's no such thing as failure. Failure is actually life, trying to move us in a different direction. Now, when you're in the hole down there, it seems like failure.
She strongly recommends that she does not stay there long. "Give yourself time to lament what you think you may have missed but then here's the trick to learn from every mistake because every experience, every meeting, and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and encourage you to be more who you are. And then find out what the next correct move is. And the secret to life is the creation of an inner spiritual, emotional GPS that can tell you where to go.