Everyone makes mistakes. Some people persevere and other people give up when they encounter failure. According to Torrance (1995), the capacity to persevere is one of the most critical components of creativity. It is also one of the most important indicators of success. Torrance (1995) also said that creativity may be a more accurate indicator of later achievement than intelligence. This short video shows the importance of making the most of mistakes. Enjoy Barney Saltzberg's book, Beautiful Oops.
Pearls take time to form; likewise, our words should be chosen carefully and with thought.