“If you are not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” – Sir Ken Robinson.
Mistakes are the grounds for improvement. Without mistakes, there is no improvement. Actually, everything around us is built on that concept, including ourselves. We call it evolution.
“Embracing” mistakes, identifying them rather than covering them up, makes Toyota one of the most admired companies of today’s industry. But there are many such examples!
We say that curiosity and enthusiasm allow children to learn rapidly. What we forget is that unfamiliarity with the concept of failure is probably just as important.