Comment on Regrets Can Become Opportunities by Mrs Groovy.
Great share. We can always learn from our mistakes, but as you pointed out, it’s the dwelling on them that can get us into trouble. I know too many people who define themselves by what they view as the bad choices they’ve made. And they never seem to stop talking about their past mistakes as if these things happened yesterday.
Had you stayed longer at the Big a Four I doubt you would have lasted a decade as you did in your next job. And if you had, the rigidity that prevailed at the Big Four might have snuffed out any creativity or energy you needed to ultimately become your own boss.