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We are taught from a young age that failure is bad and something to fear. But, failure is an excellent stepping stone to success.
We never learn to move out of our comfort zone ...
... and failure is good even if it feels really bad when it happens.
Look for the greater message of the experience and expect it to, eventually, turn out for the good.
It means you are actually active, doing something, moving forward.
We limit ourselves, and we impede our ability to make big things happen when we buy into what society says will work or not work.
We must take a leap, take calculated risks, and be patient for the results. We don’t need to have everything worked out beforehand.
It will force you to reexamine the full body of evidence with new eyes.
Seeking relevant knowledge in unfamiliar disciplines increases the odds of serendipitous insights and ...
Go on cross-disciplinary research expeditions.
By reading and translating the literature in fields outside your own, the full body of evidence surrounding a problem become apparent.
Ignore the author’s conclusions.
When you are doing cross-disciplinary research what really matters is the structure of the full body of evidence rather than any authors’ particular interpretation of their data in one paper, which is often biased.
“Failure and defeat are life’s greatest teachers [but] sadly, most people, and particularly conservative corporate cultures, don’t want to go there...Instead they choose to play it safe, to fly below the radar, repeating the same safe choices over and over again. They operate under the belief that if they make no waves, they attract no attention; no one will yell at them for failing because they generally never attempt anything great at which they could possibly fail (or succeed).”
- Ralph Heath