Failure itself is less to blame than the fear of failure.
In sports, when a team has a seemingly insurmountable lead, they play with confidence expecting the eventual win.
Individuals are far more complex.
Starting is a problem. Many great ideas and wonderful opportunities are missed because fear of not succeeding is a hindrance.
The best way to overcome fear of failure is to change the way you think about it – see it as an opportunity to learn not as a vote on you and your value.
A ballplayer who hits .250 is failing 75% of the time but you can be sure they look forward to their next at-bat 100% of the time.