PoP 168 | The Successful Mistake with Matthew Turner

Successful Mistake with Matthew Turner

poses – becomes Today we’re talking about ‘the successful mistake’ with author and storyteller, Matthew Turner.

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In This Podcast:

He has interviewed 163 entrepreneurs about failure by learning about:

  • Their greatest business mistakes
  • How they learned from them
  • How they turned their mistakes into a success story

Common mistakes found with the people Matthew interviewed:

  • Losing yourself within yourself, i.e.: daily ground.
  • Forgetting to nurture relationships and set yourself up for success!
  • Spending more time ‘learning’ than focusing on your business, i.e.: consuming but not taking action.

In his book:

  • Successful people view mistakes as lessons
  • Only big errors are ‘mistakes’
  • You need to make a lot of little mistakes to progress
  • Nobody can succeed ‘playing it safe’

His writing process:

  • Getting an idea onto paper, i.e.: create a ‘hitlist’ (bullet points).
  • Takes idea and makes it more structured, i.e.: taking hitlist and adding it to colored cue cards – each color represents a different purpose – becomes more detailed.
  • Explore ideas and actually start writing first draft.

CLICK HERE to get a free copy of Matthew’s book, Successful Mistake!

Meet Matthew Turner

2Matthew Turner is an author & storyteller who works with entrepreneurs, founders & creative thinkers to build thriving businesses that light a fire within them.

After interviewing 163 authority figures, Matthew’s unearthed how successful people overcome failure and adversity, not only ensuring they don’t ruin their own livelihood, but form the basis of their greatest idea yet.

You can learn more about the book at successfulmistake.com

Meet Joe Sanok

consultant headshot JoeJoe Sanok, MA, LLP, LPC, NCC is one of the world’s leading private practice consultants. He is the owner of the Traverse City counseling practice, Mental Wellness Counseling. Joe helps counselors to start private practices and grow them.

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