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Do you avoid taking risks to prevent mistakes? November 22, 2007

Posted by Georgete in Blogs, People, Point of view.
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Mike Moran  recently wrote on his blog: “Nobody ever wants to make a mistake. From the time we are children, we get corrected. We are told how to do better. For many of us, the feelings that come along with the mistakes are the worst part—we’d do anything to avoid feeling them. But the only way to avoid those feelings completely, we tell ourselves, is to avoid mistakes. The way that plays out in real life is to avoid risks, chances, experiments, and everything we actually need to do to succeed ….”

How about you? Do you avoid taking risks to prevent mistakes or would you rather learn by doing?

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1. hv - November 26, 2007

I think taking risks is essential to any journey to success.

2. Georgete - November 26, 2007

Me too. Actually, life would be so boring without taking risks.
Georgete


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