Ep123: Is it okay to make mistakes? How to get better.

career growth corporate mindset


In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why making mistakes is a natural part of learning and growth, but it’s important to recognize and address recurring mistakes. It’s crucial to identify blind spots, follow the right strategies, and be patient for results.



0:23 🤔 Some mistakes are recurring, and it’s important to address them.

1:45 🙈 The first group is unaware of their mistakes due to limited knowledge or experience.

3:10 🧠 The second group recognizes their mistakes but may use incorrect solutions.

4:45 ⏰ Impatient job seekers may not give the right strategies enough time to produce results.

6:20 💪 Following a proven process and being consistent can lead to success.


Key Insights

🤔 Recognizing and addressing recurring mistakes is essential for personal and professional growth.

🙈 Lack of knowledge or experience can lead to blind spots and unintentional mistakes.

🧠 It’s important to seek out the right solutions instead of relying on incorrect advice.

⏰ Impatience can hinder progress, and some strategies require time to yield results.

💪 Following a proven process and being consistent can increase the likelihood of success.

🤝 Working with a coach or mentor can help identify blind spots and provide guidance.

🌟 Results may not be immediate, but perseverance and patience can lead to eventual success.



👋 Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

👉 Click here to checkout the Corporate Survivor Podcast library and archive.


Work with me!

Ready to work smarter, earn more & stress less?

Grow your career in the 9-5 corporate world without feeling stuck, ever again. 

💥 Get your FREE GUIDE & TRAINING to gain career clarity, confidence & opportunities

🏆 Join us inside The Corporate Survivor career course for 9-5 professionals

🔥 Start learning inside 30-day trial & experience mentoring for yourself


Always cheering you on! 🎉🎉🎉

— Mei Phing




...use it to gain clarity, confidence, competence & opportunities 🚀