Avoid making mistakes when you can

The old saying “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” has been used so often that many times, the true message and definition is lost. It is often used when mistakes have occurred. When mistakes happen, people with good intentions and pure purposes try to encourage us when we make a mistake or foolish choice. And I understand what others are trying to do with quotes and messages such as, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

However, many times these quotes and other “pick you up” encouragements just don’t seem to help me move on especially not in quick manner. Sometimes I just can’t automatically be happy with the things that have happened, mistakes can be hard to get over. Yes, I understand that without mistakes, how can one learn. Yet I believe that making better decisions to try and avoid those mistakes in the first place seems to be the better game plan in life.

Indeed there is wisdom in being able to learn from the mistakes I have run headlong into and hopefully will remember them before I repeat them. But those bad choices that led to the mistakes, looking back now, there was much evidence, warning signs, gut instincts, etc. that yelled enough wisdom for me to know how to avoid the mistake. Hindsight is the best sight of all and looking back, I can ask myself “What was I thinking?”

Mistakes are made all the time and moving beyond our past mistakes is truly important. Without messing up, how can we ever possibly learn as much as we do? Yet I believe that it is best to avoid making mistakes by listening to the messages that warn us. Telltale signs plus all-out serious warning flags are shouting words of wisdom along the way. It is best to heed these to avoid making as many mistakes as we possibly can.

Then if and when these mistakes do happen, we can refer to those “keep your chin up … hey, it was just bad luck … cheer up, Little Camper… when life gives you lemons make lemonade” encouragements.

About Stephane Manos

Stephane Manos has developed several online companies. While working as an online entrepreneur, he fell in love with the sales aspect and recruited some of the best clients and affiliates the companies have ever had. The fun, he found was in building the connections and relationships. One of Stephane's top qualities is being able to motivate. He found a passion in motivating others which in return motivated him. Happy colleagues and clients would send word-of-mouth referrals and increase traffic to his online businesses. Teamwork is something that Stephane promotes. The focus is not on self or individuals but in working as a team to reach the same goals. It is his role as a leader to lead the team by example. Currently, his interest is in real estate investments and financial investments. He is now looking into emerging markets such as the Middle East. He also believes some of the better deals can be found in certain parts of the United States. Many distressed buyers are looking to liquidate. Developing new online businesses, purchasing commercial and residential real estate, and developing rentals has led him to travel around the world. Stephane Manos contributes a portion of his time and earnings to charitable associations and philanthropic groups. His charities are: -Children's Telethon -AHEPA brotherhood and Shriners -REVIVRE Bipolar Support Assocation
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