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  • Writer's pictureReuven Sherwin

Rule #4: Failure is Good

  • Failure is Good

  • “Failure is Success if we learn from it.” (Malcolm Forbes 1919-1990)

  • “Failure is Success iff we learn from it.”

It's not that I believe that it's good to fail - I do believe that in an environment where you (aim to) recruit top-talent, and want the talent to be creative, it also means the talent must experiment, and experiments are bound to fail, at least sometimes.

And the point is that - as a rule - it's fine to fail...

As long as the talent learn from the mistakes and assumes responsibility for the mistakes and the failures.

And that's my one improvement on the MF quote - that failure is success if - and only if - we learn from it...


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