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Failure Recovery

Updated 04/29/2017

  Inquissima haec bellorum condicio est:
  prospera omnes sibi indicant, aduersa
  uni imputantur
  Tacitus, Agricola 27:1 (written ~ 98AD)

  Rough Translation:
  This is an unfair thing about war: victory
  is claimed by all, failure to one alone.


     How to Bounce Back From an Epic Fail  |  LinkedIn, Steve Blakeman                                              05/18/2017
Ever had a monumental failure at work that you thought would destroy your career?
      I have. Did it finish me? Far from it. In fact, never has the expression "what doesn't
      kill you makes you stronger" been more apt. 
I'm guessing that if you have read to
      this point you are probably wondering what the hell I did? Well, despite the fact that
      it still gives me chills to recall the story, catharsis is allegedly good so here goes...

      This too shall pass, if you grasp for a new beginning. You need to pull yourself up
      and move back into the world with a plan.  H
ere is a familiar scenario for all of us:
      You have an exciting goal in mind, you’ve done your homework, you think you’re
      amply prepared—but things just don’t work out.

        How to Handle On-the-Job Failure  |  US News, Lindsay Olson                                                           11/27/2012
        Let's face it: we all make mistakes, and in the office is no exception. While you'd love to
      put your tail between your legs until the whole thing blows over, that's usually not an
      option. Instead, you've got to own up, accept the consequences, and move on so that this
      failure doesn't affect the rest of your career.

      Moving Forward: How to Overcome a Career Failure  |, Lindsay Danas Cohen
In my short five years in the workforce, I have practiced law, blogged, freelanced, and
      assisted with a startup—and now, due to my company’s relocation, I am repositioning
      myself in the ever-changing New York City job market.  Throughout it all, I have tested
      the wide array of career waters, and I found that while some were warm and welcoming,
      others felt violent and unmanageable.