Sometimes it’s not actually the chances we don’t get but us not being ready when they appear in our door. But sometimes it’s actually the chances we don’t get. Because people who built something for themselves had the time and space for them to fuck up. It takes lots of fuckups to learn. So when you don’t have the opportunity to experiment and engage with things, you don’t get to fail in that area. If you don’t fail in that area, you don’t grow in that area. And sometimes it’s us who don’t give ourselves the permission to fail. Something in our head tells us to not do it for whatever reason. That’s why you see not everyone with great potential make it in life. And sometimes the people who make it are actually not that great. They just had the opportunity to mess with things and after sometime, they started believing in themselves, people started responding and they took the initiative.




trying to learn how to think through writing

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Dual Selves

Each day counts

The Only Way to Find True Contentment

Letter from the Trenches

How to Stop Being Furious at your Medium Feed

No more hiding

20 Stoic Quotes That Will Motivate and Inspire You

On feeling lost

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store


trying to learn how to think through writing

More from Medium

The Three Diarists

the ‘Loading page’ phenomenon.

The Elements Of Grounding Techniques

a woodland hollow with arching branches

A minute read — Complexity Thinking