Habits vs. Mistakes


Is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur unconsciously


Is an action or judgment that is misguided or wrong


Habits that are not productive or “bad” need to be identified and corrected. When you are trying to make useful, long-term improvements, focus on habits.

Mistakes on the other hand often have little permanence or regularity.

Too often we identify mistakes as the problem when we should be looking instead to identify habits that are counter productive.

Focus on changing habits rather than micromanaging mistakes.

Mistakes are small picture.

Habits are big picture.


About Jasper

Jasper is an Ironman Champion and professional athlete turned coach and entrepreneur. He also has a passion for the philosophical and creative side of life. This is his personal blog.

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