Fail better

A keynote about the value of bold experimentation in a rather perfectionist world.

Human progress is inextricably linked to the concept of failure: Just about every great invention, every scientific breakthrough and every cultural revolution has its roots in thought experiments, trials, and often also: in countless failures, which, however, hardly anyone talks about any more.

In our modern world, driven by competition and perfection, we have learned to fear failure. This stands in the way of our ability to grow and develop - and thus threatens the success of necessary transformation processes.

To remain competitive in our rapidly changing world, both individuals and organisations must have the courage to experiment and occasionally fail. By overcoming the fear of failure and recognising its valuable role in the learning process, we can become a stronger, more resilient, and ultimately more successful society.

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