Be Willing To Make Mistakes

If you are going to grow, you must be willing to make mistakes.

Everybody makes mistakes. That is how we learn. It teaches us what not to do, but it also teaches us that there is usually a right way and a wrong way to go about things.

When we are just starting out on a new venture, there is much for us to learn. Accept that you will make mistakes and embrace the opportunity to hone your skill or perfect your product offering.

Every mistake is a learning opportunity. Assess what went wrong and then determine what you need to do the next time to avoid the same error. Also, accept that there may be a few more mistakes along the way, especially if you try to fast-track your way to the top without learning which key steps are required to get there.

Mistakes don’t only happen when we are trying to learn something new, they can happen at any point in time. The wrong word or approach in a relationship can do great harm. Be willing to understand that, and offer an apology when you make a mistake. Make sure, though, that your apology is sincere. Then learn from that experience and don’t make the same mistake again.

When we learn from our mistakes, we grow, not just in wisdom but also in maturity. Every mistake offers us both a lesson and an opportunity. Do not ignore the signs, or you will repeat the mistakes until you learn what it is you need to.

Don’t be disappointed in yourself or get frustrated when things go wrong. Instead, change how you are looking at them to see if there is something different that you could be doing.

The worst thing you can do is give up. If you really want something or love someone, then you will be willing to try every possible thing to make it, or the relationship, work.

Remember that we are not perfect, and be willing to make mistakes.

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Published by Leslie Dobson

Leslie has been writing since she was a young child, first with poetry and short stories and later with song lyrics, young adult stories and inspirational sayings. She is a multi-genre author and her blogs and books come when and where the Spirit leads.

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