Don't be ashamed of the times you've cracked.
The start-up world isn’t just black-and-white stories of massive successes and dismal failures. The whole truth includes shades of gray, though the nuances don’t often show up in tech articles which usually cover straight-up disasters or billion-dollar acquisitions. Entrepreneur and investor Jeff Wald wants founders to talk about their failures – not years later, viewed through the soft glow of later successes, but as they’re happening, when the pain is freshest.
Survivorship bias is a common logical error that distorts our understanding of the world. It happens when we assume that success tells the whole story and when we don’t adequately consider past…
Daniel Spielman solves important problems by thinking hard — about other questions.
Research suggests that we need to overcome some emotional and cognitive barriers if we’re to learn from our defeats—but it can be done.
«Failure bruises the ego, that metaphorical seat of our self-esteem and self-importance. When we fail, we feel threatened—and that sense of threat can trigger a fight-or-flight response.»