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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!

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