How Sincerity Makes You More Credible
One possibly surprising benefit of failure is that it can help you earn your badge of credibility. Think of someone who seems to have it all and who seems to never have experienced struggle in your mind — is that person relatable? Showing sincerity and a willingness to share your experiences makes you more relatable, which in turn makes you more credible.
Failure — and sincerity about that failure — builds credibility.