The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing

ben francia | by Ben Francia | Last Updated: June 4, 2013


Mistakes aren’t always negative, especially when we learn from them. The only way we can turn it around is by taking the lesson it has taught us and use it to improve.

Mistakes are part of all our life experiences; we were not born to do everything flawlessly. If we keep doing things right then we wouldn’t learn. Even Henry Ford appreciates mistakes. He once said, “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”

We shouldn’t stop trying just because we made a mistake. Instead, we can learn from it and use that experience to reach our goals. Attaining success means making mistakes and learning from them.

Next time you make a mistake, don’t beat yourself about it. Just accept it and see how you can learn from it so that you won’t have to experience the same thing again. Don’t be afraid of making mistakes as well. It is part of life and part of how we grow and learn.


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