May 15 2008

Lessons from failure

Published by at 11:32 am under culture of love,facilitation,learning

A couple of months ago I got a call from Lisa Junker at the ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership. She wanted to interview me about failing as a learning strategy. Out of that comes this brief article ….Lessons from failure: Unexpected Impact – Associations Now Magazine /a>. The story referenced in the article is one I have blogged about here
and here.

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  1. steveon 29 May 2008 at 6:49 am

    The profession I was trained in expects a certain amount of failure, but the learnings are critically important. Picking the problem and the probability of learning from it was important. My thesis advisor used to say that if you were failing 70 percent of the time, you weren’t pushing your limits hard enough. If you were failing 95% of the time, your problems were too hard…

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