How common is regret?

A whopping 82 percent of Americans report experiencing regret at least occasionally, as you can see from the chart below, which appears in Chapter 2.

The takeaway: Regret doesn’t make us weird. Regret makes us human. What’s more, if we handle it right — using failure resumes and other techniques — regret can also make us better. 

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