Public affairs specialist and communications strategist Matt Curtis discusses the learning experiences one gains after experiencing a failure. Curtis believes that errors teach us to be better individuals because of the sting and lack of closure associated with them.
He recalls a moment in which a political candidate lost a race due to a minimal error. Curtis describes the politician's ongoing disappointment about this loss and stresses the countless questions and feelings of regret faced by him and the members of his team.
Failures often upset us, the smallest staying on our mind much for a much longer time than period than any of our greatest successes. Matt Curtis believes in the power of failure, expressing its validity as a teaching tool that enforces important life lessons.