Tip #598: Making the Best Mistakes- Part Two

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“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” Scott Adams

According to Eduardo Briceno, the CEO of Mindset Works, there are four types of mistakes that are most useful in the learning process. These four mistakes are: stretch mistakes, aha-moment mistakes, sloppy mistakes and high-stakes mistakes.

This Tip will focus on the second type of mistake: aha-moment mistakes, as described by Mr. Briceno:

“Another positive type of mistake, but one that is harder to strive or plan for, is the aha-moment mistake.

This happens when we achieve what we intend to do, but then realize that it was a mistake to do so because of some knowledge we lacked which is now becoming … Read the rest