Instead of Erasing Mistakes, Learn From Them


OK, so the gag gift giant eraser is kind of corny.

When we make mistakes in life, we can't erase them. But we CAN learn from them!

In many situations, we can also expect to use SMALL mistakes (and our ability to learn and adjust) as a way to prevent LARGE mistakes.

Chapter 7 of my book is “Iterate Your Way to Success.”

The book is titled The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation.

Download a free sample chapter here

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Mark Graban
Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker, and podcaster with experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. Mark's new book is The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. He is also the author of Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, and the anthology Practicing Lean. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.


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