Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret
0
 

Why Not Learn From Someone Else'S Mistake?

25

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

The sayings, "Hindsight is 20/20." and "Learn from your mistakes." But... why not use someone else's 20/20 hindsight and learn from someone else's mistakes? I know some of us need to learn things on our own, but we really could go a lot farther faster if we would adopt this new philosophy!

- Submitted by BNSPIRD 4/27/2010 in Everything Else | 2 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

BNSPIRD's Other Secrets of Success

Popular Everything Else Secrets

Tags

  • No Tags

Member Comments

WENDYA61 4/27/2010 12:20:00 PM

    There are two sayings I have always loved. The first is: "If you can't be a good example, you'll just have to be a horrible warning." The other is, "Smart people learn from their mistakes. A genius learns from the mistakes of others."
JRBASKIND 4/27/2010 12:54:00 PM

    I love this idea! Life is too short to limit yourself to only learning by direct experience. Other people's examples can be the best learning tool we have.

emoticon

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: assessment of body composition | omron body composition | tanita body composition analyzer
FALSE False