When I came across an article called, “How Do You Deal With Failures? One Word…Good,” featuring an excerpt from a podcast by retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink, I was rapt.
In the podcast Egan quotes, Willink answers the question, “How do you deal with setbacks, failures, delays, defeats, or other disasters?”
“I actually have a fairly, simple way of dealing with these situations. It’s actually one word to deal with these situations…and that is “Good,” explains Willink, adding, “When things are going bad, there’s going to be some good that is going to come from it.” He used this response so often as a SEAL commander that his subordinates expected it regardless of what type of problem they brought to his attention.
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