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5 Steps to Rebound From a Professional or a Personal Failure

"You don't drown by falling in the water, you drown by staying there," said author Robert Jordan. Failure is not something to fear but not able to pick yourself up from a failure is.

One common factor among world's most successful people is they all have failed at some point of time. J K Rowling in her Harvard university commencement speech in 2008 said, "Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default."

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"I had failed on an epic scale. An exceptionally short-lived marriage had imploded, and I was jobless, a lone parent, and as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless. The fears that my parents had had for me, and that I had had for myself, had both come to pass, and by every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew," she said.

Read on to know five steps that you should take to bounce back from a failure.

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