Dec 28, 2020
In 2009, Miha Matlievski had
four companies go bankrupt overnight. Consequently, he was $5
million in debt. Contemplating suicide to escape the pain as he
looked over the balcony, he had a life-saving AH-HA moment. In this
moment, Miha realized that failure was a normal part of life. Also,
he admitted to himself that he failed. In addition, he recognized
he needed to stop blaming others and
Ultimately, this was the turning
point. He made a choice to learn from his failures so he could do
things differently in the future. Also, he wanted to help others.
Since then, Miha has climbed back to create a business and scaled
it to 8 figures in less than a year. Finally, his life mission is
to help people develop a healthy relationship with failure.
Miha explains what happened to his businesses in 2009.
unexpectedly lost 4 companies.
he was $5M in debt and his marriage ended in divorce.
received threatening phone calls.
thought about how to solve his problems.
- Then he
slipped into depression.
- In early
spring of 2010, Miha contemplated suicide.
his ah-ha moment came.
Miha explains his thoughts about failure.
- Establishing a healthy relationship with
failure is important to success.
- Furthermore, Miha wants us to break the taboo
that failure is bad.
more you embrace failure the faster you'll achieve
does Miha recommend someone start changing their mindset around
comfortable with being uncomfortable.
- Meditation and reflection is important
and Emily talk about the importance of reflection and
Miha explains we must take the next step after
crucial step is to make an action plan.
- Set a
goal - establish a process aligned to achieving that
look online for help or invest in a coach.
must know yourself and the emotional WHY behind what you're trying
emotion more painful than the pain of not doing it.
a positive emotional connection - the stronger the
- Failures Anonymous and his work with Animal
Rescue are Miha’s two whys.
Emily gives an example of what some people might think is a failure
but she thinks it's a pivot. She asks what Miha thinks about
shares his thoughts on Emily's example.