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34 Mistakes I’ve Made on the Way to 34

A list of things I’ve learned the hard way

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The great Admiral Hyman Rickover used to say that success teaches nothing; only failure is educational. I don’t know if that’s completely true, but I will say that my own short time on this planet has had its share of teachable moments rooted in mistakes, usually of my own making.

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