Howard Suber on Despair and Success
Here is a great interview with Howard Suber, lecturing in Japan, talking about what makes a writer or filmmaker successful–
His book The Power of Film is well worth reading.
I am a fan of the great grand-daddy of all self-help books-- Napoleon Hill. Here's what he has to say about failure--
There is a vast difference between failure and temporary defeat.
There is no such thing as failure, unless it is accepted as such. Every defeat is temporary unless you give up and allow it to become permanent. In fact, temporary defeat often makes us stronger and more capable. Each time we try and fail, we learn something that helps prepare us for eventual success. Only in the classroom is there a single correct answer for every problem. If you try an approach that doesn’t work, try something else. When you view adversity as nothing more than a learning experience, your successes in life will far outnumber your failures. ... See MoreSee Less
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