Failing at something acts to demonstrate limitations, to force us to rethink or reevaluate how we do things, and to learn how to do them better. It adds a road block, ups the ante, and makes us use our brain, cooperate and get creative with the world. This is what humans do best. Unfortunately, all too often in our society trying and failing is seen as a flaw, as a failure of character, and this is a problem.” -Agustín Fuentes, “Failure is Good”
In Episode 4, I talked with James Walpole (click here to learn more about James).
For Episode 5, I sat down with Carter Hutchinson (click here to learn more about Carter).
To learn more about the Praxis participants for this Fall’s class, click here.
As an added bonus, I’ve included a funny, entertaining, and inspiring TEDx Talk by Olympic Gold Medalist Adam Kreek called “I Seek Failure.” In this talk, Adam discussed how a positive relationship to failure accelerates learning and personal growth. Failure, according to Kreek, is the only way we can transcend our “capacity bubble” and awaken new possibilities.
We’ll see you on Monday for the next episode of “What Are You Failing At?” In the meantime, go seek failure.