There is no shame in being wrong about something unless you are unwilling to see the error in your thinking. I readily admit to mistakes because I know that I have learned from them. Sometimes the lessons are harder to grasp than others, and sometimes the consequences are difficult. Learning from mistakes can sometimes be the only way to progress though. Today, I confess to being wrong about something:
If I hadn’t taken that leap during my first year of law school, I would have missed out on so many opportunities. Twitter educates me daily on new areas of law, ideas, and topics that I wouldn’t be exposed to on my own. I am a better person for being exposed to the ideas of others-both the good and bad.
Sometimes it takes a leap of faith to try something new or to change our mind. During that leap, we have the opportunity to see the world from a new perspective or to close our eyes in fear. What we do upon landing will make the difference.
See more on the Video Per Day Experiment in my introductory post.