Huffington Post: Understanding Self-Compassion and Success
by Dr. Art Markman, Huffington Post
8 months ago
Let's talk about me. Or, rather let's talk about you. Self-compassion is an important step in Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life -- Dr. Art Markman suggests that a climate of self-compassion leads to greater entrepreneurial success.
"In the Boston area, people in the high tech community were reluctant to go out on their own and start a new company, because if they failed, they felt it would count strongly against them when they looked for another job. In contrast, in Silicon Valley, new companies failed all the time, and it was expected that an entrepreneur might fail several times before having some success."