Tag Archives: failure

The Bigger Picture: Test and Learn

When I was launching my career post-business school, I had a mentor who was constantly pushing me to “test and learn.” He was not a fan of 200-page business plans, extended market research, surveys, focus …

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The Bigger Picture: Expect to Fail

In a world where positive thinking and optimism rule, advising people to “expect to fail” seems doomed…to fail. Allow me to explain. A few years ago, my daughter was part of a Brownie Troop. Friends …

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Tuesday Tip: The Failure Essay

I decided to get personal this week.  Every day, I ask my clients to spill their guts and get very, very personal with me – that’s how we build the best applications.  It’s a privilege …

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Essay Questions about Failure: Inspiration from J.K. Rowling

The Happiness Project blog alerted me to J.K. Rowling’s commencement address at Harvard last week.  I thought this was an enjoyable and inspirational read and it’s worth a few minutes of anyone’s time.  I also …

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