Failing successfully



Who would have thought in management – failure is actually a top priority?

According to Dan Klein we bond well when we succeed and we bond even better when we fail together, without attributing blame.

What use could that failure become?

Could that turn into a success?

When we think of scientific research are trials not examples of failure, that when they succeed is a needed product?

How often have you heard of companies recalling products?  Setting into failure and turning things around?

Probably one of the most famous quotes on failure:

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. —Michael Jordan, Former Professional Basketball Player and Entrepreneur

If life was a game, then it’s a journey of trials, errors and success right?

The cost of losing and admitting defeat allows us to discover ourselves our strengths and weaknesses.  When we’re in teams and when we fail together, how much can we gain if we learn to resolve the problem or find solutions together?


It’s priceless.



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