We all make mistakes, and I’ve probably made more than most. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about my personal life (when I was young and did not get good grades in school), or when I was older in business (see our discussion back in Principle 2), I’ve made a lot of mistakes.
I think that’s a good thing.
If you never want to make a mistake, then don’t do anything. If you always play it safe—research, double- and triple-check everything before you move an inch—then you probably won’t make many mistakes.
You probably won’t accomplish much, either.
To be successful, you can’t remain cautious; you must take calculated risks. If you’re going to take calculated risks, you’re ...