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Fail Forward: Failure is a door, not a brick wall

Fail forward is a term I first heard in tabletop roleplaying. It means that when you fail, something interesting should happen that moves the story forward. In life, we should look at our ‘failures’ as opportunities, not the end of the road. Failure is a door, not a brick wall. It gives options and clarity, even it’s not what we would have hoped for.

In this article, I’ll share some examples and lessons around failing forward, including an embarrassing story of my own that turned out great! Continue reading Fail Forward: Failure is a door, not a brick wall

Blasting Off Again: How To Constantly Fail; A Primer From Team Rocket

Sometimes it helps to look at why other people or organisations have failed. Where they’ve taken a wrong turn or how they keep on failing. Doing so can help us notice signs of such mistakes, avoid them and reach success.

So… Prepare for trouble. Make it double. Jessie! James! Meowth!

Team Rocket Trio

That’s right!

Today we’re learning from the anti-example of success: Team Rocket!

Follow even a handful of these tips and you’re well on your way to failure! Continue reading Blasting Off Again: How To Constantly Fail; A Primer From Team Rocket