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Everybody makes mistakes. But the true measure of a man -- or woman -- is how he recovers. Six tips on bouncing back gracefully.
By John Caddell
Creative block is your worst enemy, and it can come from almost anywhere. We look at how to treat the problem areas, and get your ideas moving.
By Mark McGuinness
Storytelling, experimentation, passion, and even failure - these are the ingredients that help great ideas make it to the finish line, says GE's Beth Comstock.
By The 99U Team
Is making mistakes really all that bad? Can we demystify our fear of failure? An invitation to share your insights with the 99% community.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
The ego is the enemy of innovation. Economist Tim Harford explains why a complex world demands that we accept our mistakes and adapt rapidly.
By Sarah Rapp
"This American Life" contributor and producer Starlee Kine talks about what making ideas happen has to do with Little Orphan Annie and Phil Collins.
Having difficulty completing a bold, creative project? We look at how to diagnose and conquer your fear of finishing…
By Elizabeth Grace Saunders
OK-ness is the enemy of greatness. Journalist Joshua Foer illustrates why we must step outside of our comfort zones to achieve truly remarkable things.
Like it or not, screwing up is an essential part of the creative process. We look at 9 perspectives on failure and contemplate why it’s not so bad.
By Carmel Hagen