Failing Forward: If You Want Success, Suck It Up

By Michael Willard

To say that my bromides on success hold sway over your prized verbal bon mots would appropriate an arrogance I only have when tippling too much after winning a sawbuck on a scratch-off lottery ticket.

It boils down to try, succeed, fail, and repeat the cycle to the beat of one of those dances we older folks remember from Dick Clark’s American Bandstand. The Funky Chicken was a good one, though tiring.