Why are we afraid to fail? How many times have you said or heard someone say, "What if I mess up" or "What if I get it wrong"? We seem to be so scared to make mistakes. I have made tons of mistakes and learn from them all. Half of my mistakes have made me who I am today. We cannot be afraid to fail. Failure is one of the key ingredients to wisdom. If you never mess up, you will never learn anything.

We need to always encourage and be encouraged to throw caution to the wind and give it a try. We wouldn't have 7-up if 6-up hadn't tanked. If every inventor quit after messing up we would have nothing but sticks and rocks. Don't be afraid to screw up. Go for it, give it a try and if it doesn't work...learn from it. You will be even better than before. Now get out there and make some mistakes. We will all be better off for it.

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