"What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?"
As the new year begins, many experts, teachers or gurus will try to challenge you by asking that question.
Thinking that you couldn't fail is pretty inspiring. And the emotional high might just compel you to take a leap of faith.
But here's the thing, the reality, the spoiler, sooner or later, YOU WILL FAIL. One way or the other.
There's no such thing as a "sure win."
If you believe otherwise, then you are missing the point.
Yes, taking a step of faith is a risk, but it's a risk worth taking.
The real question should be, "After you fail, what do you intend to do?"
Will you find something (or someone) to blame? Will you learn from your mistakes? Or will you quit or try again?
Every detour or set back has its purpose. You may not understand it for a while, but when you look back, it will all make sense.
Be faithful. Follow through. Be willing to make changes.
Time for a better question...
"Will you start even if you know you could fail?"