Failure. It’s often dressed up as something necessary to innovate and try something new… but it’s practically impossible to separate “failing” from “shame”.
How much of it is in your head? How much of it is imagined pressure from your peers or organisation? How much of it is valuable?
- HBR, Put Failure in its Place
- Paul Shoemaker, Why Failure is the Foundation of Innovation
- HBR, Managing Yourself: Can You Handle Failure?