Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

3 people think this is good

Hirschman/Gladwell: Failure Begets Creativity - Fascinating + Important

Grant Garrison

I hadn't read Hirschman but so happy Gladwell brought this mid-century German economist to my attention because his is a perspective that is much-needed and empowering - it turns out failing is critical to creativity, yet we don't plan for or celebrate failure or resilience. So many implications but just one: Hirschman must have been a consultant because the defining experience of consulting is realizing the task we are hired to do is different from what was requested and responding creatively!

Continue to newyorker.com

Inappropriate?

Discuss

  1. {{attachment.file.name}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.

{{c.errors.other}}

Posting comment...