Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher quotes on failure

Unemployed. Built @visualizevalue, building @value.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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Change your definition of failure: This didn’t work ≠ failure. I didn’t try = failure.

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The more you execute, the more you fail. The more you fail, the less you care. The less you care, the more you execute.

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We’re more scared of being perceived as failures than failing.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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How to build a good business: Build an awful business. How to write well: Write terribly. How to sell well: Sell badly. If you won’t tolerate bad, you can't get good.

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"Success" is sustaining a high tolerance for failure.

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Progress is quiet and gradual. Setback is loud and sudden.

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Failure is free feedback.

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To learn fast, fail in public.

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The easiest way to lose: Play games you don’t enjoy.

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You win some, you lose most.

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The longer the game you’re playing, the less short term losses matter.

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No good story is without failure.

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Think short-term, suffer long-term.

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If you don't give yourself permission to fail, failure is guaranteed.

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How to overcome a fear of failure: Fail enough times to understand it’s the only thing that makes you better.

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If you’re scared to start something because you might fail, here’s a reminder: you’re already failing.

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If you're scared to start that thing because you might fail, here's a reminder: you're already failing.

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Failure pays in insight.

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If you don’t have a plan, you can’t fail. If you don’t fail, you can’t get better.

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The more attention we waste, the narrower our options become.

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The difference between failure and survival is knowing what to worry about.

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Failure is the catalyst for better product.

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How to write insightfully: Get more insight. How to get more insight: Fail more. How to fail more: Do more.

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Failure produces better questions.

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Your ideas are valuable. Your success is valuable. Your failure is valuable. Your process is valuable. Your experience is valuable.

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Waiting for a guarantee you won't fail is a guaranteed way to fail.

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Chronic failure is a product of you getting bored before anyone else gets interested.

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When you view failure as feedback, you get more done. When you view failure as a finality, you get nothing done.

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The harsher the failure, the better the lesson.

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Failure is the secret ingredient in compelling stories.

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How to build a good business: Build an awful business. How to write well: Write terribly. How to make money: Experience losing money. If you won’t tolerate bad, you can't get good.

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The easiest way to lock in a loss is to stop playing.

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How to tell better stories: Fail uniquely.

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Turn failure into content. Turn content into opportunity.

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The most valuable information is generally what you're the least willing to share. There's far more to learn from failure than success.

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An unwillingness to start small is a guarantee for impotence.

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Use failure as fuel.

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You lose 100% of the upside of the work you don’t do.

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To be uniquely helpful, fail uniquely.

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