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5 Lessons on Being Wrong

5 Lessons on Being Wrong

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Choices that seem poor in hindsight are an indication of growth, not self-worth or intelligence.

Choices that seem poor in hindsight are an indication of growth, not self-worth or intelligence.

When you look back on your choices from a year ago, you should always hope to find a few decisions that seem stupid now because that means you are growing.

If you only live in the safety zone where you know you can’t mess up, then you’ll never unleash your true potential.

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Given that your first choice is likely to be wrong, the best thing you can do is get started.

Given that your first choice is likely to be wrong, the best thing you can do is get started.

The faster you learn from being wrong, the sooner you can discover what is right.

For complex situations like relationships or entrepreneurship, you literally have to start before you feels ready because it’s not possible for anyone to be truly ready. The best way to learn is to start practicing

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Break down topics that are too big to master into smaller tasks that can be mastered.

Break down topics that are too big to master into smaller tasks that can be mastered.

If you want to get better at making accurate first choices, then play in a smaller arena.

As Neils Bohr, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, famously said, “An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.

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The time to trust your gut is when you have the knowledge or experience to back it up.

The time to trust your gut is when you have the knowledge or experience to back it up.

You can trust yourself to make sharp decisions in areas where you already have proven expertise.

For everything else, the only way to discover what works is to adopt a philosophy of experimentation.

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The fact that failure will happen is not an excuse for expecting to fail.

The fact that failure will happen is not an excuse for expecting to fail.

...even if you fail. Realize that no single choice is destined to fail, but that occasional failure is the cost you have to pay if you want to be right.

Expect to win and play like it from the outset.

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