I was reading Peter Jones’ book ‘Tycoon” recently, and although I’m not at all sure I want to be a tycoon, lots of it is very useful. Here’s one sentence that I really agreed with:
“I really believe that there are no failures in this world, only events that give you feedback”.
This is definitely rich thinking — and he’s right. I’ve just had what might be called a failure — lost someone’s telephone number who was supposed to be having a session with me right now. Well, how do I react to that? Beat myself up, criticise myself for not being perfect, or more organised? Yes, I admit, I have a tendency towards that kind of thinking. But I [read more]