Artful Mistake Making

Artful Mistake Making

I have not failed. I've just found 1000 ways that don't work. - Thomas A Edison

I am a master of mistake making. I moved to the jungle at 23 years old. What happens when you take a white skinned blond girl out of a liberal arts college in Vermont and plop her down in the jungle on the Mexican Pacific? A very lost gringa! I gripped my freshly printed business plan in my sweaty hand and proceeded to make every mistake you can image. Yikes, I certainly have a few memories of blood, sweat and moats of tears that I cried into the sand. Though I was living in paradise chasing my dream those first few years were rough.

Perhaps the roughest part was that every time I made a mistake I beat myself up! I've since learned that mistake making never ends, itโ€™s how you respond to and approach mistake making that can make all the difference.

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