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no experience is ever waisted

Have you ever had the feeling that whatever you’ve done was a waist of time? You spend too many months or years doing the wrong job? You have the feeling that you took some “wrong” paths in your life? You want to erase few experiences with some di**heads? I think we all know those situations where we feel like we could have put a certain effort for something better, something more efficient for us. Something that leads us to our goals in life. I had the same thoughts and feelings about some situations in my life before I randomly met a very experienced Indian businessman in Zurich with whom I had such an inspiring conversation. What got stuck in my had were his words: “no experience is ever waisted”. It somehow blew my mind in this moment. No. Experience. Is. Ever. Waisted. Every experience in our life forms us and influences our thoughts and our behaviour. Even the most unpleasant experiences are somehow a part of us. When we try to push them away, to …