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Mistakes: How to Bounce Back (& Forward)

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How do you bounce back from a mistake?

We all make mistakes, but they can be difficult to accept them in the moment. No matter how impeccable you are or how perfect you want to be, the question is not whether you will eventually mess up, it’s will you own it and learn from life’s inevitable ups and downs?

In today’s episode, I’m going to share three quick things you can do to put mistakes behind you. It isn’t easy accepting when you blunder. But the key is to learn from your missteps, so you can move forward, rather than denying them.

It’s impossible to avoid miscalculations and slipups in life—both big and small. And the busier you are, the more likely you are to make errors. Listen in, as I give you three things you can so to bounce back from any mistake without succumbing to panic, blame, or excuses.

"Failure is not the opposite of success—it's part of success."

Jim Kwik

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  • Mistakes aren’t always negative. Here’s why. [1:53]
  • Remember this when you make a mistake. It’s the most important thing. [3:47]
  • Here’s how to make any mistake O.L.D., so you can move forward. [4:26]
  • Research shows that when you do these things, you are more likely to succeed. [5:06]
  • Mistakes can be the best teachers, but you have to embrace this mindset and asking yourself these questions. [7:36]
  • Finally, use your memory training to ensure you don’t do this. [9:44]
  • A mistake repeated more than once is no longer a mistake; it’s this. Remember the 6 P’s to move forward. [11:02]
  • Everyone makes mistakes, but it’s how you do this that matters. [15:41]



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