Posts tagged "failure"

College Confidential: Facing My Fear Of Failure

For years, I’ve mostly defined myself in terms of my almost single-minded focus on my ambitions and goals. However, I wasn’t always like that. I don’t know when (probably sometime in middle school or early high school) but, at some point, I came to the conclusion that if I wanted to achieve all of the goal…
By: Julie Zeilinger / April 9, 2012

Girl Talk: What I’ve Learned From My First Year As A Working Actress

Earlier this year, I auditioned for a Broadway show to play a girl ... from Wiltshire, England. I hadn’t really considered the note that, "using a regional accent would be an advantage," until around midnight the night before. And to clarify, "would be an advantage" means, do it. That's okay, I thought to myself, I'll…
By: Laura Marijan / May 13, 2011

Kira Plastinina Reopening LA Stores After Epic Failure Last Year

Despite her massive U.S. failure last year -- one which culminated in closing every store she'd opened in a matter of months -- Russian teen designer and heiress Kira Plastinina is reopening two L.A. stores in the coming weeks. But this time, she's got a new name -- K. Plastinina rather than Kira…
By: Lily Q / June 18, 2009

What Would You Do If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

Over at The Huffington Post, Dr. Judith Rich poses an interesting question: what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail? Often we stop ourselves from pursuing our desire to try something, because of fear that we won't succeed. But if you took that out of the equation -- if failure wasn't…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 20, 2009