Should we be looking at success or failure?

One finds several people gobbling up stories written by successful people. Success can be defined in many ways per one’s individual tendencies. Very commonly, success is defined as having a lot of money.

Of late, successful people seem to have become high in demand. Everyone seems to want to know how they became successful. However, some of the typical “secrets of success” can be easily employed by other people and the results can turn out radically differently. People can take risks and take on more responsibilities and yet, fail. So, in many successes, luck plays a significant part.

On the other hand, one can really gain a lot by avoiding some of the typical mistakes made by people who failed. This, in fact, could turn out to be more beneficial to someone. Those who failed in their lives often turn out to be a sort of “martyr” to society as society indirectly benefits from their errors.

Also, to those who have erred and committed mistakes, it may be worth remembering Zig Ziglar’s quote:

“Failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day and it’s yours.”

– Zig Ziglar