Tag Archives: Experience

There are clichés that may not be true. Let me give you some of them.

“Practice makes perfect.” Not necessarily true.

Practice makes permanent. This is true. Ask any golfer. If you have a defective golf swing and you practice it constantly then you will be permanently defective.

Experience is the best teacher. Not necessarily true.

Only evaluated experience teaches best. Many people continue doing the same mistakes not because they are lacking in experiencing but simply because they never evaluated their experiences.

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One day an extremely upset newspaper subscriber stormed into a newspaper office waving the current edition, asking to see “whoever wrote the obituary column”.

When referred to a young reporter, he stormed, “You can see I’m very much alive, and you’ve put me in the obituary column! I demand a retraction!”

Replied the reporter, “I never retract a story but I tell you what I’ll do. I’ll put you in the birth column and give you a fresh start.”

I certainly have.

Some people will never admit their mistakes and worst, some people will never want to correct their mistakes the proper way.

Have you ever committed mistakes in your life?

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