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Success vs. Failure – Which is the Better Teacher?

January 26, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

“After age thirty, we learn more from our failure than our success.” How I hate the truth of this saying. I want to learn but I don’t want to fail. Sure, we learn from failure but, if we’re diligent, we also learn from success – and doing so is much more enjoyable. In an article at BusinessInsider.com, author Rafe Sagarin goes against my experience and argues that we actually learn more from success than failure. Consider his argument… “The problem with the focus on failure is that failure is a weak process when put up directly against its counterpart: success. Consider the differences between failure and success in the toughest, longest running, most innovative, and rapidly changing system of exchange […]

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