Fail first, succeed later

posted June 03, 2019 at 06:40 pm
by  Manila Standard Lifestyle
The road to a successful life is paved with obstacles. Life throws challenges to test a person’s strength and resilience and mold them to become the best version of themselves. 

Fail first, succeed later
Marcelo believes failures are necessary to achieve success.
However, there are times when problems or mistakes knock people down on the ground. Individuals pursuing important goals may see big failures as unpassable roadblocks. 

For Joey Marcelo, chief executive officer of Santé International Incorporated, hardships will always be a part of the journey, especially if one is walking towards their life’s purpose.

“Instead of giving up and settling for simpler objectives, we must realize that failures are a natural process in achieving goals. If they should stumble again, people must strive to always pick themselves up, dust themselves off, and continue onwards with new lessons learned,” he said. 

Based on his experience as a young entrepreneur, and now a successful businessman and a triathlete, Marcelo believes that failure is an important aspect of success. 

Fail first, succeed later
Marcelo founded Sante International in 2007. 
Failures come with lessons 

Marcelo believes that failures bring critical lessons in a person’s life and are often specific to the unique journey they are on. Additionally, mistakes force people to be smarter about situations and make them more resilient.

“Take that step and expect that challenges are always around to target you. The days will be difficult, and there will be moments when moving forward is tiresome but, if you believe in yourself and your dreams, you will invent better methods to achieve your goals,” he advised.

Failures are essential for growth 

According to Marcelo, mistakes bring out the traits needed to become an expert, such as perseverance and endurance. Failed attempts to build resilience for anyone serious enough to become a master or professional in their chosen field. 

A seamless flow of positive experiences, he believes, is a warning that a person is on the wrong track. Meanwhile, a path of purpose carries problems that consistently enhance a person’s potential.

Failures lead to success 

Nothing worthwhile comes easy in life. The higher the dreams are, the more effort is required to reach them. People prepare strategies to claim their goals but are often blindsided by the knocks of life. To counter these negative conditions, Marcelo said people must adopt a growth mindset to find the necessary solutions to fix the problem. People should think back on the “big reason why,” a powerful motive that releases a surge of willpower to push through obstacles.

The stories of famous, successful people tell the numerous attempts they have made in the pursuit of their own goals, as well as the multiple mistakes along the way. 

Fail first, succeed later
Whenever he joins triathlon, Joey Marcelo brings his company and the lessons he learned with him.
Marcelo is among these people who found success after hurdling many challenges. He founded Santé International in 2007. The company is passionate about helping people to live healthy through the proven benefits of barley-based products. Due to the success of the brand, the company experienced breakthrough sales that tripled its branches within a year. 

Today, Santé International continues to provide its Santé Barley brand in the health and wellness field to help people lead better lives.

Topics: success , failure , Joey Marcelo , Santé International Incorporated
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