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The benefit of failure

JK Rowlings about epic failure… “Failure meant the stripping away of the inessential. Rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life”.

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Stop screwing around

From the Economist MAYBE everything will turn out all right. One shouldn’t forget that possibility. As each day passes, however, frustration grows. Leaders in America and Europe are dallying with failure on an epic scale. They are constrained by dysfunctional … Continue reading

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About success and failure

Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in … Continue reading

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