“If you don’t have time to do it right the first time, when will you have time to do it over?”, said Don Howard (my Dad) repeatedly during my youth.
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”, said Al Einstein
Okay, if you are not making mistakes, you are not trying hard enough. The key is to recognize and learn from our mistakes and the mistakes of others.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said ‘No, I made a few mistakes.’
Author: Steven Wright
A married man should forget his mistakes; no use two people remembering the same thing.
Author: Duane Dewel
Mistakes are something we need to learn from, not be afraid of.
Risk is a part of life that we need to balance. Too often I have seen folks retreat from risk to avoid mistakes and instead they need an outside adviser, mentor, coach, consultant or accountability partner.
This is one of the things I do, reach out to me if you need help or guidance. Just use the Contact form on this site.