Tuesday, January 10, 2006

The Genius of Mistakes

This is a short blog post that is something I've learned -- especially over the past few years.

Again and again I run across quotes from people who most would consider geniuses in their field that offer variations on this same theme - "I learn most from screwing up."

At the same time, the fear of making a mistake is one of the biggest obstacles I see people encountering. They want the fruits of their efforts to come out perfect and spit-shined, but they are afraid to go through the R&D required to get there (i.e., they're afraid to make mistakes they can learn from).

Read the rest of this post about The Genius of Mistakes at The Occupational Adventure blog.

via: LifeHack.org


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