Chapter 4: If you win today, will you win tomorrow?

We emphasize the importance of learning from failures. How about successes? Learning from success comes with its unique challenges and is equally important!

[Lorenzo Conti] · 242 words · 2 min read · Nov 7, 2023
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We always emphasize the importance of learning from failures.

How about successes?

Learning from success can be challenging for various reasons. While we typically see success as a positive outcome, it doesn’t always lead to effective learning and growth.

In some cases, success can make us feel too comfortable, which can hinder personal and organizational growth.

So, why don’t we learn from success?

Even after achieving a series of wins, it’s essential to remember that we should keep testing, experimenting, and reflecting on our journey to ensure we stay on the right path.

To avoid the pitfalls of not learning from success, consider these strategies:

  1. Celebrate success, but remember to examine it closely.
  2. Make sure to conduct regular reviews as part of your process.
  3. Ensure evaluations occur within appropriate timeframes.
  4. Keep in mind that replication isn’t the same as learning.
  5. Don’t forget that even when things are going well, experimenting can lead to valuable insights.

What have you learned from your latest success?

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