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  • This Bar Saves Lives

    Not only do we need to learn how to embrace failure but also how to learn from failure. The idea of viewing decisions as experiments is very helpful. Great article! - Ella

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I'm not sure if I agree with this point -- I've always strived to offer mentorship to people when I notice that they're in need of similar advice I could have used when I did fail. But I do see how succeeding is a carrot to advice bec you're able to lead confidently with true experience: "Failure makes us less generous. After succeeding at a task, the positive reinforcement makes us more likely to be more generous and helpful to others. If we fail at a task first, however, we’re less likely to want to help others, and less generous with our time and money."

    • Aidan Hijleh

      I think Beth was just laying out very general psychological tendencies or as she said "subconscious biases we have in our heads" when it comes to dealing with failure. I whole heartedly agree that failure gives me more insight and unlike the generalization outlined, I'm just as likely, if not even more likely to dish out advice out of failure.