"Success is achievable if you collect the right field-tested beliefs and habits."
Have you ever heard someone generalize that "men don't read instruction manuals?"
Whether putting a piece of furniture together, or installing a new car part, I fiddle around with parts and equipment, making mistake after mistake, until I finally reach success.
It's fun to play...
There's a tremendous amount of learning that can be gained making mistakes from the ground up.
The problem is, if you want to be the best at something, there simply isn't enough time to always be playing.