Learning From Mistakes

Whenever something unexpected happens – such as when we make a mistake –  there’s a possibility for learning to happen. For example, I just tried to add an extra branch in my mind mapping tool, but I pressed the wrong key combination. Instead of a new branch, a nice little yellow callout appeared. I immediately liked it, because it seemed like a useful thing.

What mistakes have you done recently, and what did you learn from them?

Published by Tobias Fors

I'm a software management consultant. I help other people succeed with software development. In my work, I help teams and organizations be more effective and ship software.

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  1. Hi Mattias! I’m a long time user of MindJet’s MindManager. It’s pretty plain, but very stable and easy to work with. Some colleagues use an open source version called FreeMind. I tried that once, but didn’t like the feel of it. I started using MindManager on the PC a number of years ago, then upgraded to a Mac version when I switched over to Mac a couple of years ago.

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