The more we are pushed towards thinking in the present, the more easily we forget what can be learned from the past.

One of my core personal philosophies is “making the best mistakes possible”. I'm extremely evangelistic about it.

Failure is an important element in the cycle of innovation and growth, but it’s often overrated. Failure only counts when you’re moving the needle and/or becoming a valuable data point for others. If you’re not, you’re wasting your time.

However, this idea isn't limited to what we can learn from others - it also points to what we can learn from ourselves.

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