These days, a lot of us talk big about failure. Some funders are pushing for more transparency so that money can be allocated more effectively. Harvard Business Review recently published an entire issue of the magazine on failed companies, technologies, and innovations. And young people are beginning to take more risks, some that may lead to some big fails, to help find a career with meaning.
For social innovators, the fear of failure is always lurking in the background. But without the possibility of failure, there is no chance for breakthrough innovation, for that game-changing idea to come into being. Shine a light on failure. Embrace it. Learn from it, and look for the solutions in it.
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