27. Overcoming fear of failure with Chad Hufford

Actually, You Can

27-09-2023 • 52 min

Failure is a concept that elicits a wide range of emotions and reactions from individuals. Some may view failure as a devastating blow to their self-esteem and confidence, while others see it as an opportunity for growth and learning. In this episode with Chad Hufford, a wealth management expert and coach, we delve into the subject of failure and explore the different relationships people have with it. Chad's unique background in biochemistry, athletics, and coaching provides valuable insights into how failure can be reframed and leveraged to achieve success.

Chad believes that failure is not staying down when life knocks you down and that there is always something to learn from setbacks and trials. He discusses the importance of taking an indirect path and how seemingly random experiences can connect to create a meaningful journey. Chad also highlights the significance of setting goals and being flexible in the pursuit of those goals.

Key Takeaways:
  1. Failure is not staying down when life knocks you down.
  2. Taking an indirect path can lead to valuable experiences and lessons.
  3. Coaching individuals in managing their finances involves addressing mindset and behavior.
  4. Setting goals is important, but they should be flexible and evolve as you progress.
  5. The process of falling down and getting back up teaches valuable lessons.

Quotes:
  • "The only difference between failure in an experiment is your willingness to learn from the process."
  • "The process is more important than the outcome."
  • "The truly abundant life is somewhere in the middle - intentional, but flexible."
  • "Failure is not putting yourself in a position to get in the arena and play the game."
Resources:

MYF'S LINKS:

Website: https://www.myfgalloway.com/podcast
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/myfgalloway/

CHAD’S LINKS

Website: http://www.veritasalaska.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/veritas.alaska/
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle: https://www.amazon.com.au/Talent-Code-Greatness-Grown-Heres/dp/055380684X