There is a difference between ‘Doing right things’ and ‘Doing things right’. Both are important.
We might not know how to always do the right things. But, we may know how to do certain things in a proper way. We usually learn from our mistakes. Though it is costlier than learning from other’s mistakes.
We need to go through certain phases to understand how something feels. For example, winning a medal in a game gives you a different feeling than watching your favorite player win a medal.