Don’t Imitate Successful People—Learn From Your Mistakes

Through our failures, we can learn how to reach our goals

Niklas Göke
Nov 14, 2018 · 5 min read
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you feel let down by all the advice—books, articles, interviews, podcasts—from and about successful people? Of course you do. These people have an additional 10, 20, 30 years’ experience—even if you’re the same age. You can’t make up the difference by reading a few…