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If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?

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asked Nov 10, 2016 in Other Questions by ebest IBO Specialist (55,490 points)

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I think it is an ego thing, like how can someone be an expert or guru and learn by a mistake? The truth is, that is how you get to be an expert. I asked my mentor what he learned from all his success. His answer, "Not nearly as much as I have from my failures"
answered Dec 3, 2016 by ToddTreharne IBO Specialist (33,450 points)
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We can pick up those bad habits.
answered Nov 12, 2016 by PartnerWithSilas IBO Master (5,790 points)
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As Tod said Anne, it can be an ego thing or more are likely it is people fair of failure and the feelings associated with it. I personally never like to fail but over time I have learnt to handle disappointments in life better.
answered 2 days ago by garywelsh IBO Specialist (57,440 points)
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We all want to be winners and not losers
answered 2 days ago by DeanG IBO Master (7,340 points)

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