Category Archives for Mistakes

Mistakes Are Opportunities To Learn

A young vice president was appointed by the board of directors of a bank to replace the retiring president and founder. With fear and trepidation, he made an appointment to visit with the seasoned retiree to seek his advice. “Mr. Clark, I need your counsel. How can I possibly be successful in this job?” The […]

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Mistakes teach great lessons

In the book “The World According to Mr. Rogers,” children’s television star Fred Rogers passed along the following story about the value of making mistakes. An apprentice carpenter applied for a position with a veteran master carpenter.  During the interview process he became very aware of the young worker’s pride.  He did this perfectly, and […]

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