“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” — Truman Capote, “Self-Portrait,” The Dogs Bark
“That’s the saving grace of humor; if you fail, at least you don’t have anyone laughing at you.” — A. Whitney Brown, The Big Picture
“It seems success takes you away from what you know, he said, while failure condemns you to it.” — Rachel Cusk, Outline
“When failure is not an option, success can be expensive.” — Peter Stibrany, The Microsat Way in Canada
“Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.” — Jane Wagner
He’s a stereotypical super-blogcaster. Name-dropping, hyperbole, and platitudes.
And the voice. It feels like I’m listening to Woody Allen’s self-help channel.
I think about skipping to the next podcast. He’s a good storyteller.
He catches himself building a story and self-corrects. Storytellers believe their own narratives.
I listen until the end. I can’t remember a thing he said. I did make a good guacamole, and have a zucchini bread cooling.