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Tips for Mining Success from an Unexpected Place—Failure

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Failure. It’s something we’ve all experienced. And whether or not we see the lesson in our failures immediately, in the long run, our professional failures can turn out to be just as important and influential as our successes. After all, so many great minds have also encountered famous failures resulting in some very well-known triumphs. No […]


Without Fail: How Learning From Mistakes Can Lead to Success

“Failing doesn’t always mean you’re out of the game. Sometimes you have to look at the bright side of failure and learn from it. In this infographic from Online MBA Today, we look at some famous failures and how these people, and the work they produced, achieved astounding successes.”


Why You Should Schedule “Failure Meetings” At Work

Remember that if you take no action, you are not likely to have success, either.


Video advice, the value of volunteering, and overcoming career failure: What happened this week?

Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week. Watch these: Peter Sagal, the host of the NPR show Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, talks about how to use storytelling to connect with donors in this video for the Chronicle of Philanthropy. See how Utah nonprofits came together for a 24-hour […]