“Making a mistake once is called learning. Making it twice means you're not learning."
~ William Brett Wilson
If you haven't gotten your copy yet, the totally free 2012 Goal Setting and Action Workbook
is available for download. It's been downloaded over 5,000 times since last week and people seem to be getting a lot from it. Here's the link to the download page
. I hope it helps. Enjoy!
As far as I'm concerned, life is about learning and helping...
The more you can do the former, the better prepared you are to accomplish the latter. We all learn things every day. The problem is we also forget the great majority of what we learn, sometimes just moments after learning it. In order to avoid that and give today a chance at building on yesterday, you have to have a process for learning things once (and for all).
After all, the first time you learn something, it's experience, but the second time it's foolish.
As a part of my weekly planning (one step in my goal setting process), I write down any lessons I learned from the past week, either from my own experiences or that of others.
Below is the list of the top 2011 lessons from an initial list of hundreds.