How To (Not) Set Yourself Up For Failure

Success is what we make of it. Whether that means completing a marathon or getting hired for a dream job or even simply pulling one’s self out of bed, success is aiming to accomplish something and then, accomplishing it. Simple enough, right?

And of course, by this logic, failure is the inverse of that. Failure is having a goal in mind and missing the mark or giving up entirely. And, at least for me, failure is, more often than not, the result of the latter: rather than facing up to not being able to complete something, I quit...