Learn to Fail, Teach Trust

Learn to Fail, Teach Trust

“In a fear-based, failure-averse culture, people will consciously or unconsciously avoid risk. They will seek instead to repeat something safe that’s been good enough in the past. Their work will be derivative, not innovative. But if you can foster a positive understanding of failure, the opposite will happen…. We must think of the cost of failure as an investment in the future.” – Ed Catmull, Pixar Co-founder.

[Text on image]: “Leaders must demonstrate their trustworthiness, over time, through their actions — and the best way to do that is by responding well to failure.”

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