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Success is just around that failure

Success and failure are two sides of the same coin. Everyone who has achieved success has experienced failure along the way. It doesn’t matter if you are a technology pioneer, an international sports phenom, or an entertainment magnate, failure happens to those willing to risk it all for that big win. Learning about how successful people have failed serves as an inspiration to risk it all and not be afraid of failure. It has also helped me understand that failing can still be a sign of progress.

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Do what we Do – Lessons from NFL Hall of Famer, Tony Dungy

Do what we Do – Lessons from NFL Hall of Famer, Tony Dungy

Whenever you think of the iconic “Gatorade Shower,” where NFL players dump a cooler filled with Gatorade over the head coach of a team, it usually symbolizes achieving a certain level of football success. That may be an emphatic win over a division rival, winning a division title or even winning the Super Bowl altogether. Despite finishing the season with a losing record of 6-10 and being ranked last in their division, Tony Dungy was doused with a mixture of ice and Gatorade after Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their last game of the 1996 season.

In his second year as head coach, Tony Dungy was able to give the Tampa Bay Buccaneers their first winning season, in 17 years. In fact, he went on to produce 3 more winning seasons, a season where a team has more wins than losses, during his tenure as head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Unfortunately, after the 2001 Season, Tony Dungy was let go by the Buccaneers, but was immediately hired to be the head coach for the Indianapolis Colts. It took Tony and his Colts 4 failed playoff runs until they finally became Super Bowl Champions.
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