Track failures to find learning opportunities.

Reframing failure as learning enables more experimentation through learned resilience.

  1. Log failures: Periodically write short descriptions of mistakes.
  2. Categorize the failures: Screwup (simple mistake), weakness (recurring mistake that’s hard to improve), or growth opportunity (preventable with learning).
  3. Identify insights: Look for insights, especially to adjust for learning opportunities.

Applied continuous improvement 0M.


  • Life design methodology 6C1.
  • Fail fast 8A2.