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Category Archives: Risk/Failing Well

What Kind of Failure Will Work?

June 28, 2011

Innovation leaders navigate a balance between understanding

  • the contributions learning from failure make in innovative processes
  • and the drivers of risk-adverse business environments.

Koch_snowflake_(RGB-CMY)So, taking a lead from the Eskimos' rich vocabulary for snow, Jamer Hunt proposed the following failure spectrum:

Abject failure This is the really dark one. It marks you and...

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Experimenting with Success

February 21, 2009

Ralph Waldo Emerson observed that, "All life is an experiment; the more experiments you make the better."

Emerson also said, "Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."

kaleidoscopeThe link between these two thoughts: when you have something important to accomplish, but are not quite...

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