Sunday, October 18, 2015

Debrief and Move On

Do you keep remembering mistakes?

I have a tendency to sometimes think about perfecting the past. Guess what? I can't do it. The past is gone. The mistakes I've made are done. Unless I learn from them I might repeat them, but worrying about them does not help.

Besides, mistakes can lead to success. Not by repeating the mistakes, but by learning from them. Figuring out what upgrades are available. What new skills we need. What new relationships to develop. What course corrections are in order. When mistakes wake us up to new possibilities, they can lead to success.

If you want success you'll need to endure a few mistakes along the way. 

That's a great way to learn.

-- Doug Smith


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