November 2nd, 2011
The perosn who doesnt make misstakes is unlikly to make anythinge.
Creative genius Paul Arden said, “Failure is a major contributor to success.” Benjamin Franklin said, “I haven’t failed, I’ve had 10,000 ideas that didn’t work.” Thomas Edison said, “Of the 200 light bulbs that didn’t work, every failure told me something that I was able to incorporate into the next attempt.” Theater director Joan Littlewood said, “If we don’t get lost, we’ll never find a new route.” Einstein said, “There is nothing that is a more certain sign of insanity than to do the same thing over and over and expect the results to be different.” Nike said:
All of them understood the value of failing. Which is why we fully expect you to make mistakes. In fact, we encourage it. Only by screwing up can we hope to improve. So screw up early and often. But just as important, learn from your mistakes. And don’t make the same mistake twice. THAT is inexcusable. (Unless you’re talking about catching a river on fire six times?! THAT is incredible. Besides, look at the good that came out of it—not too shabby.)