Tag: failure

Failure Is Mandatory

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of  failure.” – Paul Coelho, The Alchemist – This is the first in a series of blog posts that talk about success. I had the opportunity to ask the registered attendees for SQLSaturday Philippines to vote for a particular topic that they […]

When You’re Right In the Middle Of Failure

I was about to deliver my presentation on preparing and delivering presentations when my MacBook just couldn’t get the projector to work with it. One guy from the audience started making comments about using a Windows laptop instead of a MacBook so we switched to one but still without any luck (that proved that it wasn’t […]

Embracing Your Failures

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby If you’re like me, you document every success you’ve accomplished ever since you can remember. Yes, they do look good on our resumes but they don’t tell the whole story.  It is equally important to be […]