Jasbina asks Neely Steinberg — Author of the book ‘Skin in the Game: Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur to Find Love’: Will you share with our listeners the importance of embracing failure in their dating lives?
As an entrepreneur, Jasbina, I’m sure you are well-acquainted with failure. Obviously, your business is a success but, as you built that business, you most likely made missteps, wrong turns and had disappointments. You kept going because you learned from those disappointments, setbacks and missteps.
In the world of entrepreneurship, they have conferences devoted entirely to the failures that businesses make. There is a conference called FailCon that they have every year. It’s all about failures that businesses make. At the end of the day, your failures become your assets. That’s the title of chapter eight, Failure is Your Greatest Asset.
Dating Failures Can Be You Greatest Assets
I encourage women and men to look at things in their dating and love life that they deem failures, missteps, wrong turns, setbacks and disappointments and to have a mind shift about the concept of failure.
They help you go in smarter, better directions. Getting back to that term “iteration,” if you can think about your failure in your dating and love life as a series of iterations in this dating and love venture, I think the dating journey is going to be a lot less stressful for you. You’re not going to be as afraid to get out there, take risks and make yourself vulnerable.
You have to de-educate yourself on this concept of failure. You might think, “It’s this horrible, awful thing. I can’t take risks because, what if I fail? What if I get hurt again?”
You start changing that concept and thinking about your failures as iterations that will help you get to where you want to go, to that one person. The dating journey is going to be a lot more fun and less stressful for you.
Will you begin to study your dating failures and turn them into assets to improve your dating game? Share some of your dating failures with us.
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