While innovation involves stepping into the unknown, a framework can improve the chances of success.
Failure is part of business. But it’s how quickly businesses learn and recover from failure that may determine whether they eventually find success.
The ideas one gleans from failure form the crux of Fail Better.
The message of Fail Better really hit home. It’s about testing the waters, with prototypes, mock-ups or trials. It’s about experimenting until we get it right.
Fail Better brims with practical knowledge and real world examples of individuals and companies that made changes to incorporate a fail better approach
Failures need to be seen as stepping stones to success and their lessons shared with a wider audience, according to Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn who provide useful insights into interpreting, planning, and learning from failures.
In this recommended book, Sastry and Penn show you a purposeful way to experiment and innovate that will transform your failures into opportunities to learn, modify, and improve.
Fail Better offers a lens through which we must examine our failures and keep ourselves from failing too grandly
MIT Sloan’s Anjali Sastry discusses how to learn from your failures to improve your overall business performance on Bloomberg Business Radio.
Reading this book will help you to better prepare to fail and learn invaluable lessons from your failures
Planning projects in repeatable chunks–rather than in one grandiose shot–and prioritizing tasks to test assumptions can help you learn.
At MIT Sloan and in Chile, faculty and students are drawing lessons from hands-on work in organizations.
It’s not the end of the world if you fail, but watch what you do next. It’s about learning for your firm, not window-dressing.
Craft failures that can drive progress, professional development, and innovation.
In-depth perspectives about how project failures can ultimately benefit professionals in terms of accumulated wisdom through trial and error.
You’re going to fail sometimes, so why not fail better?
Learning why and how to embrace failure is an essential skill in business and innovation.
In the spirit of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, here’s a list of books, written by women but that are equally applicable and relevant to men.
Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn, authors of Fail Better, offer a three-step approach for harnessing failure.
Everyone fails – the difference is whether you fail the right way or the wrong way. Anjali Sastry, co-author of “Fail Better” explains the valuable insights that can be gleaned from flops. Kara Miller interviews Anjali Sastry
While failure in business is a given–it can also lead to success with the right mindset and approach. A new book from MIT authors offers needed guidance with a practical approach.
We all fail; failure is part of business. So how do we fail better and make smarter decisions? Anna Farmery talks to Anjali Sastry
Fail Better was selected as a Best Book of the Month by Amazon’s editorial team.
Failure is all the rage. Be sure to do it right.
Failure has become one of the hottest themes for graduation speeches, blog posts, and self-help books. It is often worn as a badge of honor. But, let’s face it, failing is painful, sometimes even fatal. So how, and under what circumstances, can there be value in falling short?
Among notable releases, Fail Better is one of the most exciting.
Failure’s inevitability could be a good thing.
Do you wonder why some people–and teams–constantly make the same mistakes?
We’ve already heard that we need to embrace failure. Now here’s everything we need to know about what that actually means.