It’s difficult to learn from a mistake that you don’t acknowledge making. To learn from a mistake you have to admit it, analyze it, and make adjustments so that it doesn’t happen again. Mistakes are effective teachers because their consequences have a way of making lessons painfully clear.
Mistakes of the past is an important part of today’s actions and tomorrows plan. Part of the success of your past will be measured by what you do with it now and how well you use it to prepare for the future.