The great American baseball player Satchel Paige once said, “Don’t look back, something may be gaining on you.” In contrast, George Santayana, a philosopher and writer, said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
So, which is it? Should we never look back, or should we hold on to our past to avoid making the same mistakes again?
The focus of our attention has a great impact on the destination of our lives. In the final week of Fail Forward, we look at the tension between what’s behind us, what’s ahead of us, and where our focus should be.