CHAPTER ten

How to Succeed in the Face of Failure

PALM PILOTS AND COUNTERPRODUCTIVE CARROTS

MISTAKES AND FALSE STARTS are part of the process for making ideas happen at the Intersection. If we hope to innovate, we must factor them into the equation. We must continue executing ideas and move past our failures. But how? What ultimately makes someone like Deborah Prothrow-Stith, or anyone else for that matter, successful at the Intersection? In short, she was willing to

  • image Try ideas that fail to find those that won’t
  • image Reserve resources for trial and ...

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