When you work on your own projects, failure is awesome. When you realise you have been checkmated and there is nothing you can do but stop the project, you learn so much. I think that learning from failure is such an important thing. So when you are working on your own projects don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, because if they do fail you will end up learning a ton from it anyway.
Jeffrey Kalmikoff and Jake Nickell These two created the website Threadless and said this while giving a speech at 99%
Check out the full video from which the quote was taken here
Found this relevant to my rejection therapy and hope you find it interesting too.