Fail to Succeed?

Steve Jobs on Failure:

I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter into one of the most creative periods of my life.

Most of us dread “less than”, have been taught the ‘F’ means destitute for the rest of your life, a crushing blow to an otherwise smart person.  Yet, maybe we need to fail every once in awhile…