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5 Personality Traits of Those Who Learn Quickly from Failure

Steve Jobs on Failure

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward.”

I’ve heard a lot of commencement style advice lately, but none of it has hit the nail on the head like that thought from Steve Jobs in 2005. With this observation, Jobs meant we can only truly understand how our experiences have shaped our lives by looking back at our successes and, just as importantly, our failures…   

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The 5 Traits of Those Who Learn and Grow from Failure

Failure

Steve Jobs really hit the nail on the head during his 2005 Stanford University commencement address when he said, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward.”

Your failures — and your willingness to learn and grow from them — have the capacity to boost your positive attributes in unsuspecting ways. Here are some characteristics that failures can shape, and why companies are quick to snatch up interns who possess them:   

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