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What was your biggest defeat so far?

PrepLounge: Personal Fit
New answer on Mar 09, 2024
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Anonymous A asked on Oct 01, 2019

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replied on Feb 17, 2020
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The key here is to turn your defeat into a victory at the end. So, reach the climax of the story where you face defeat, but then finish by talking about how you tried again, persevered, took a new approach, etc. and eventually achieved a big victory. Alternatively, finish by saying what you've learned, how much stronger it has made you in x category, or how you always use this as a reminder to do x.

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Anonymous E replied on Mar 09, 2024

Mich nicht durchgesetzt zu haben, und mich selbst dadurch kaputt gemacht. 

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Keagan replied on Jun 26, 2023

realising that my ambitions are sometimes above my abilities and that I need to stick to grinding the work out to get there

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Anonymous C updated the answer on Mar 13, 2022

I organised and promoted a big event but only two people turned up


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Anonymous B replied on Jan 19, 2022

a basketball game

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Anonymous D replied on Aug 30, 2023

Scrum Zertifizierung nicht geschafft

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