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The Game of Life Begins Again Now

April 1st, 2014 by Bob Burg

The Game of Life Begins Again Now - Bob BurgAre you disappointed in yourself that you made a mistake you simply should not have made? We’ve all been there. We all (at least, I) continue to “be there” from time-to-time.

Will you be disappointed in yourself  in the future because you make a mistake that — based on past mistakes — you’ll know better than to make again? We all (at least, I) will.

And, it’s okay. We’re human beings and we make mistakes, even when we know better. This is not to say that we should be lazy in our thinking and not care. It’s even fine to be disappointed in ourselves when we do that which we know better than.

The good news: we can continue to keep growing, and taking aim to not make those same mistakes in the future.

The GREAT news: the Game of Life always begins again now!

14 Responses to “The Game of Life Begins Again Now”
  1. Lene Jytte Hansen said at 1:54 pm on

    Thank’s Bob!!!!!!!!!!!!! The only time we have is NOW, lot’s of hugs and love to you NOW – LOL :D

  2. Bob Burg said at 2:12 pm on

    Lene: And, it’s always now. Ain’t it great?! :-) (Hugs back!)

  3. Great post as always… Yup I think we have all been there… we will all continue to grow and evolve through trial and error, tis life… the key is to LEARN from our mistakes and not only that… then apply what we have learned. Enjoy the journey everyone.

  4. Bob Burg said at 3:08 pm on

    Carly: Thank you. And, as always, you are right on the mark with the wisdom you shared with us!

  5. Bill Ellis said at 4:00 pm on

    So true Bob, we can decide to begin anew at any moment. The key is to learn and strive to improve.

  6. Bob Burg said at 4:17 pm on

    Bill: That IS the key, isn’t it!? Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us!

  7. Thanks Bob.

    I read your article at the perfect time. Here’s to life beginning again NOW!

  8. Bob Burg said at 8:27 am on

    Mike: Thank you! And, terrific drum solo! http://mikeveny.com/

  9. Great post Bob. I’ve experience more mistakes than successes. Looking back, I wouldn’t change a thing. Thanks for the reminder to keep moving forward!

  10. Bob Burg said at 6:43 am on

    Mitch: Thank you. So glad you enjoyed the post. I’m definitely a member of that same “more mistakes than successes” club. Good thing that the game continually begins again now. :-)

  11. Susan said at 9:51 am on

    As always, such words of wisdom. Thanks for making me smile…lol.

  12. Bob Burg said at 9:59 am on

    Susan: Thank you for making *me* smile…with your very kind words! :-)

  13. Kim Kelly said at 11:44 am on

    Great words!! Powerful little 3 letter word…”NOW” Thank you Bob!!

  14. Bob Burg said at 12:44 pm on

    Kim: Thank YOU (just two words, but still) ;-)

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