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How Great People Survived Failure

Lincoln, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Churchill all dealt with dramatic setbacks in their careers as leaders.

The leadership of the legendary Moses was marked by failure, as described by Rabbi Sacks.

But they survived failure persevered. Here’s how:

“The great human beings are not those who never fail. They are those who survive failure, who keep on going, who refuse to be defeated, who never give up or give in. They keep trying. They learn from every mistake. They treat failure as a learning experience. And from every refusal to be defeated, they become stronger, wiser and more determined.”