Tag Archives: Failure

Getting Comfortable With Failure

I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison As a leader, chances are, you’ve had a run-in or two with failure. If not, be patient. I say that not to be pessimistic or … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Failing Different

Am I failing different each time? – David Kelley Failure. We don’t like to talk about it. It’s one of those convicting words that conjures up bad memories of what might have been. Or is it? Your growth as a … Continue reading

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On Becoming Better at Failing

Am I failing different each time? – David Kelley In his book, “The Power of Optimism”, Alan Loy McGinnis wrote of the great fire Thomas Edison experienced at his lab. Edison’s manufacturing facilities were heavily damaged by fire one night … Continue reading

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Five Characteristics of High Achieving Failures

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. – C. S. Lewis The story was told in Reader’s Digest about when Jim Burke became the head of new products division at Johnson & Johnson. One of his first projects … Continue reading

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