Thursday Thinking - A Little Motivation."

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"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."

-Colin R. Davis


A lot of people talk about the road to success people have taken, very few talk about the road to failure many of those same people took before the success.

I myself have traveled many road in Real Estate alone, some have been failures. The key I learned is that the road to failure, opened to a new road that brought bigger success then even what I had planned. Without traveling the road to failure, I would have never discovered the bigger success.

A lot of people give up when they fail, more likely then not, they are at that point closer to success then ever before. Take every failure in business and life as a learning experience. That is what I take away from this quote and my own experiences. 

You can't reach success without failure, but see the success in every failure to get to the next name. There is a road somewhere at the end of failure, that leads to success, just look for it.

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Content By: Stefan Winter

Stefan Winter runs a real estate team in Las Vegas called Winter Group at Keller Williams Realty.


Stefan and his business partner Blanca Barajas also own a successful marketing consulting firm, as well as a real estate Podcast & course called Keys To Real Estate Leads. Stefan now spends his time expanding his real estate brand to other cities including Chicago, Columbus, Dayton and in 2016 Dusseldorf, Germany. 


The Keys to Real Estate Leads Podcast (coming Oct. 5th, 2015) will focus on interviewing top agents and real estate professionals on branding, marketing, and becoming mega agents in any market. Keys to Real Estate Leads also offers a course that teaches agents how to dominate and stand out from the crowed in the noisy online world as well as helping agent NOT BUY LEADS! 


The course covers everything from building a professional website, building landing pages, and generating tons of leads from Facebook, Google and other online sources. If you want to succeed, it is a great investment that teaches you how to do every part of online lead generation and does not just keep selling you products.


Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I remember reading that it took Edison about a thousand tries to succeed in inventing the light bulb.

Aug 06, 2015 09:25 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Stran, there is so much truth in this and encouragement as well! Thanks for the quote.

Aug 06, 2015 10:00 AM
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Stefan Winter point well taken.  Children do not learn to walk in the first try, but many trys and lots of falls.  Keep going!

Aug 06, 2015 11:10 AM
Rene Fabre
ARFCO Media - Renton, WA
Practicing Philosophical Eclectic of the Arts

Great post Stefan Winter ! Failure is definitley a stepping stone to success, if one just keeps going! Both roads are the same! Great quote. Thanks!

Aug 06, 2015 11:22 AM
Kim Johnson
Signature Realty Inc. - Coral Springs, FL
Selling South Florida

Good evening Stefan!! None of us like to fail but we have to so that we can grow. Great post today!

Aug 06, 2015 12:16 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

There are usually many obstacles and any number of failures on the pathway to great success.

Aug 06, 2015 11:40 PM
Nick T Pappas
Assoc. Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Broker/Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Huntsville AL - Huntsville, AL
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource

Stefan, I'm not sure who is credited for the phrase "The road to success is paved with failures", but they certainly knew what they were talking about.

Aug 07, 2015 06:25 AM
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


A big part of a person's success . . . . Comes from their attitude to keep trying . . . . and not quiting.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Aug 07, 2015 09:45 AM