practical attitude towards mistakes shared
by the leaders of both Google and Virgin...
Eric Schmidt, Google's Chief Executive said:
"Our policy is we try things. Remember we celebrate
our failure. This is a company where it is okay to try
something that is very hard and not have it be successful."
Source: BBC News - Google drops Wave because of lack of users
Sir Richard Branson, the Founder of Virgin said something
"The key to Virgin's continuing success has been this
simple idea: When we get something wrong, we try to
understand why and quickly make a change. Then we
focus on what works."
Source: IDENTIFY*AND*LEARN FROM*MISTAKES - Home - livemint.com
The question is though - are you following this
approach to making mistakes too?
Probably not enough as you've most likely been
conditioned by parents, school and society not to
Yet - as an entrepreneur and business owner, it's
the complete opposite.
You gotta get more comfortable making mistakes,
learning from them and continue moving forward.
Of course, you don't make mistakes on purpose and
try to avoid them if you can, but don't sit there scared
to try something in case it fails.
Go ahead. Try something new and see if it works out
If it does, great.
If it doesn't, no foul. Just learn from it and move
on quickly to your next step.
Your success and money online will come quicker.
Dedicated to your success,