As much as we try to avoid setbacks, sometimes these things happen. Even those who have had major successes aren’t exempt from obstacles. But it’s important to remember that what matters more than the failure itself is how you handle it—and move on.

I was inspired recently by Chris Poole—founder of the wildly successful 4chan (kind of like the reddit of images)—and his reaction to the failure of his latest venture. So, I took to the web to find the best advice on how others can make the most out of a tough situation like his.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur facing the shutdown of your company or you're just coming to grips with a smaller personal setback, the links below will help you deal with failure and bounce back even stronger than before.



Want more? Check out some of our great articles on making your failures into successes.


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