“To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward without work, is as impossible as it is to live without being born.” A. P. Gouthey
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 fourth and last type of mistake: high-stake mistakes, as described by Mr. Briceno:
“Sometimes we don’t want to make a mistake because it would be catastrophic.
For example, in potentially dangerous situations we want to be safe:
- A big mistake from the person in charge of security in a nuclear power plant