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Hi, my name is ….., and I’m addicted to failure!

**Disclaimer:  If you have  to choose between reading the blog or watching the video, choose the video!** Hi, my name is Ashley, and I'm addicted to failure!  While I'm sure many of you are perplex...


Don’t be afraid to fail. In fact, failures often lead to success. Take inspiration from both the famous failures and the lesser known failures below. All of these failures were followed by perseverance and enormous successes. I originally compiled this list of famous failures for my entrepreneurship class. The class curriculum consists of each student […]

Lincoln's Famous Failures 1832 Lost job 1832 Defeated for legislature 1833 Failed in business 1834 Elected to legislature 1835 Sweetheart (Ann Rutledge) died 1836 Had nervous breakdown 1838 Defeated for Speaker 1843 Defeated for nomination for Congress 1846 Elected to Congress 1848 Lost renomination 1849 Rejected for Land Officer 1854 Defeated for Senate