Learn From Failure

I am sure by now that you have heard – probably more than once – about the Steve Harvey mix-up at Miss Universe. Making a mistake is tough enough but to make it on an international stage followed by a social media blitz that surpassed “Star Wars” posts magnifies that mistake exponentially. The fact is, we all mess up. We all make mistakes. We all fail at one point or another. I admire that Steve owned up to the mistake – immediately – and took responsibility for it. That is a big first step to redemption any time you make a mistake. In business, it is often said if you don’t fail you don’t grow. I believe that wholeheartedly. But when you are in the midst of that failure, it can be devastating and hard to take the next step. So what do you do? Here are some words of wisdom from another female entrepreneur whom I admire – Marley Majcher. She is the owner of celebrity party planning company The Party Goddess and author of “But Are You Making Any Money?” Click here for her words of wisdom! Enjoy! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! MarleyChair Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!, has planned events for A-list celebs such as Pierce Brosnan, Sofia Vergara, Britney Spears and Gwyneth Paltrow and now, with her book, But Are You Making Any Money? she has become a sought-after expert on issues and trends facing entrepreneurs and small business owners. Her business savvy has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur magazine and more. For more information, please visit www.marleymajcher.com, or follow @ThePartyGoddess on Twitter and Instagram.Shannon Wilburn is the CEO & Co-founder of Just Between Friends Franchise Systems, Inc. (JBF), North America’s leading children’s & maternity consignment event. JBF has 150 franchises in 28 states and Canada. JBF is actively seeking franchisees throughout North America. Click here to learn more. ShannonWilburn-Headshot_FA12

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