Part 3

Lead Better

Become a person of influence through consistency and learning from failure with 6 lessons inspired by The Compound EffectThe 5 Second Rule, & Principles.

Week 5


Lesson 13

Lesson 14

Lesson 15

Week 6


Lesson 16

Lesson 17

Pain + Reflection = Progress

Lesson 18

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  Lesson 17

Pain + Reflection = Progress

Insight inspired by Principles (Ray Dalio)

Ray Dalio, the leader of Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world, says:

“Pain is a signal that you need to find solutions so you can progress.”

To put it even more simply, “Pain + Reflection = Progress.”

Instinctively, we want to withdraw from pain but when we do that we miss the opportunity to reflect and learn from our mistakes. Pain + Reflection = Progress.

Most people get comfortable operating without pain. It’s easier that way. But those who succeed in life embrace the pain, learn from what went wrong, take ownership of it, and eventually see progress.

Goal of the Week

See failure as the opportunity to learn from your mistakes.

  Quote of the Week

“The more you do, the more you fail. The more you fail, the more you learn. The more you learn, the better you get.”


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