I’m not a huge fan of the failing is good for you movement. It’s become a romanticized view that suggests you have to fail in order to succeed.
The idea behind it is that each time you fail an opportunity to learn from your mistakes appears. I can’t really argue with that, it’s true. However, what it doesn’t take into account is that we stink at recognizing the mistakes that we’ve made. Most of us are blinded by our own psychology and cognitive biases like […]