Every comedian fails. Miserably!
What makes them get back on stage to try again? Passion.
In his DETalk, Greg Kyte, the G. Robert Newhart Non-Value-Added Fellow, explains how failure can be a tool to discover passion. If you fail miserably at something and then go out of your way to do it again, you have discovered your passion.
Here are some more videos of Greg at the conference. In these he is reviewing the required reading given to us by Ron Baker.