You can’t learn from every experience.
The most important experiences don’t translate into ideas and postulates and theories and frameworks you can codify, teach, systematize, or apply elsewhere.
The most important experiences change who you are, not what you know.
The greatest challenges, if handled with integrity, transform you into a superior version of yourself.
Sometimes lessons are drawn along the way. But when you have a genuine peak or valley, the value is not in what you gain, but who comes out the other side.
The next step of the journey requires more than different ideas. It requires a different person.
The point of learning is to use the knowledge to achieve greater ends. Achieving greater ends requires not just knowledge, but a greater version of you.
If you can’t explain what you learned from an experience, don’t sweat it. Let it work in you.