Wyly Wade

Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes |Science of Failure

 

The Fail Barnstar!

It always helps to add some context about the subconscious biases we have in our heads before exploring a topic, I think. I looked into some of the research on success and failure, and how we react to them to see what I could learn. These are three of the most interesting points I discovered (they are all, of course, subconscious – so we do them all the time without realizing):

We don’t take credit for our failures

Failure makes us less generous

We literally can’t admit that we’re wrong

The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes.

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The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes
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It always helps to add some context about the subconscious biases we have in our heads before exploring a topic, I think. I looked into some of the research on success and failure, and how we react to them to see what I could learn. These are three of the most interesting points I discovered (they are all, of course, subconscious – so we do them all the time without realizing): We don’t take credit for our failures Failure makes us less generous We literally can’t admit that we’re wrong
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