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The Key to Success is a Positive Attitude to Failure (Matthew Syed)

We are all familiar with Michael Jordan's famous quote about how his failures have made him successful. Paul Westgate shares an article written by Allan D Miles, former Head Coach at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, who looks at why coaches should not be afraid to fail.

It has taken me a while to finally understand why one should not be afraid of failure. Syed (2015) suggests that the key to success is a positive attitude to failure. Coaches fail all the time. Even great coaches fail. We cannot grow unless we are prepared to learn from our mistakes according to Syed (2015). This is why some coaches have to fail in order to become great...

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