Hurdles, obstacles, problems, bumps-in-the-road, whatever you call them, there’s certainly no avoiding them. Setbacks are the inevitable twist and turn that often times make us not only feel like we are not making progress, but also that we are not moving in the right direction. When that “feeling of discouragement” is left unchecked, however, it may render you incapable of reaching your goals.

Students of School of Hard Knocks often say, “A setback is not the end of your story, it might be exactly what you need to get where you want to be.” Whether it’s a negotiation with a big client that didn’t play out your way or a business venture that didn’t go as planned, there are ways you can rebound from setbacks and make a bigger comeback!

Here are five ways to successfully recover from a setback:

5 Ways to Move Forward After a Setback