Forbes published Business Leaders Can Rebound From Failure By Borrowing Psychological Skills From Elite Athletes, discussing how to recover from poor performances.
The way you think about past failures greatly influences your future performances. Nobody understands this better than elite athletes. When they fall down, strike out, or miss the game winning shot, they have to rebound quickly. If they can’t mentally recover from past failure, they increase their chances of failing again. One of the skills top-performing athletes use to move forward after a mistake, is by monitoring the way they think about their failed attempt.