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Audrey Parker Examines the Lessons That Result From Failure

 - Jan 22, 2012
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Entrepreneur Audrey Parker describes the invaluable lessons one learns after making crucial life mistakes. Failures make for more meaningful learning experiences because of the hardships associated with them. Parker names pain, embarrassment, disappointment, shame and guilt as feelings that result from an individual's act of failing at something.

Unlike successes, failures are more poignant in affecting or changing us because of the sting and feelings of loss associated with them. We remember our failures and hardships more than our positive experiences. The Difficult experiences faced by individuals are the most effective in teaching them about themselves. Hardship often enforces a sense of strength and independence within people.

In this short and compelling talk, Audrey Parker shares personal experiences in which she failed, explaining how her mistakes lead to invaluable life lessons.