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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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Nobody likes the idea of falling short, but in order to keep moving forward, we need to be able to learn from our mistakes. This means being able to accept failure instead of fleeing from the discomfort it causes.

Learning from our mistakes can be critical for our success. A 2015 US study, for example, found that serial entrepreneurs were not only more likely to change industries if a venture failed, but were more likely to fail in the new industry too, not least because they were new to it, lacked expertise, and assumed that what did work in the old field should work in the new. It’s easy to get stuck in a pattern of doing things automatically, ...

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