What the Super Bowl teaches about failure

Published: Monday, Feb. 3 2014 4:15 p.m. MST

The Seattle Seahawks and the team's head coach, Pete Carroll, might have walked away from MetLife Stadium with the Vince Lombardi trophy as the 2014 Super Bowl champions Sunday night, but Carroll’s story, according to Forbes, teaches people more about failure and loss than anything else.

He made errors during earlier coaching stints, but he continued to fight for success — something everyone can do, Forbes said.

“Congratulations to Pete Carroll, the NFL’s greatest failure,” Forbes said. “His past errors made (Sunday) possible, and they’re a reminder to us all that mistakes made are only bad if we don’t learn from them. Carroll did, and the man who many once said couldn’t successfully coach in the NFL is staring at a very clear path to the league’s highest honor, the Hall of Fame.”

Read the full article at forbes.com.

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