man jumping raven from success to failure

Summary

Developing my skill to help anxious drivers has come with some failures.

My drive in life has always been live real experiences. This is how I learn.

I have been doing this most of my life.

Doing first, then learning theory second, works best for me.

When I was young, prolonged reading or listening drove me into a heavy sleep.

I was forced to choose a different path.

Living through real learning, like a job or a career in a busy corporation, blew my mind.

My years of struggle growing up were freed when my mind was released into the business world.

I excelled at problem-solving, changing groups, and learning rapidly amid fast-moving, complex corporate chaos.


My great success also came with many failures as I struggled to adapt to the unknown, learned, and overcame the adversities.

Given my young struggle, I was good at achieving goals in the face of adversity. I gravitated to the top of management, the best place that could affect the biggest changes.


But there is a downside with this path to learning as compared to a theory path, which lays out a four or eight-year system of how to succeed.

The downside is the many failures as the experiences force me to change, adapt and learn.

I do fear failure but have learned to face it head on and embrace the accelerated learning and rapid change it often demands.


Learning this anxiety work and getting to a working solution has been dramatically successful however it was not a 100% perfect path. I have failed several times.

Several times I could not make a connection and unite with a client.

Most often, it was my lack of patience or lack of understanding. I push forward when I am paid to render a service and often this push is too soon or too fast causing a collapse of the relationship. The client moved on.

I call this a backfire in the high-anxiety population. Often when you cross the overwhelmed line once, the suffering the client experiences is too great, and I am thrown into a vast group of bad instructors.

I do apologize to anyone to whom this applies. I do learn but sometimes it’s too late.

For the few I am talking to, I do hope you found someone out there to help you.

I am not perfect. I will always give you my 100% effort. And I do make mistakes.

I am sorry.

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