failure

18 03, 2019

Who is affected by failed innovation projects?

By |2019-03-18T18:33:51+11:00March 18th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

It is easy to talk about failure as a good thing in innovation projects. I have even talked about a simple way to reframe failure by thinking like a scientist. However, what about situations when it is not only you that is being impacted by the failure of a project or experiment? In today's video [...]

21 01, 2019

How to think of failure like a scientist

By |2019-01-21T14:26:48+11:00January 21st, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Failure is a strange thing in innovation management nowadays. For established like corporations, failure is something they try to engineer out of their processes, since failure of a project (even an innovation project) reflects badly on the company financially, as well as the people who suggested it and approved it. However, in the world of [...]

18 08, 2017

4 Reasons Great Leaders Are Not Afraid to Fail

By |2017-08-18T16:35:19+11:00August 18th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Many people have an overwhelming fear of failure. This usually stems from societal programming that tells us how negative and even shameful failure is. However, the reality is that failure is a necessary part of life. It is just one step of thousands you will take. It is unreasonable to expect to complete each task [...]

23 06, 2017

Podcast #015 Samuel West – What can we learn from the museum of failure?

By |2017-06-23T13:38:54+11:00June 23rd, 2017|Podcasts|1 Comment

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, I speak with Samuel West, the creator and curator of the Museum of Failure in Helsingborg, Sweden. The Museum of Failure is a collection of interesting innovation failures. The majority of all innovation projects fail and the museum showcases these failures to provide visitors with a [...]