Failure and success are thought of as opposites, one being clearly good the other clearly bad. A more helpful way to view them might be as byproducts of each other. Here’s another way to put it: The most important component of success is failure.
Like most business leaders, I want to be viewed through the lens of success instead of failure, even though many would agree that permission to fail can lead to success. But, in the business world and elsewhere, there is a stigma attached to failing, that if you fail, it is not something you do, it is who you are.