failure

How to Fail Better

Most of us prefer to avoid messing up. But as it turns out, a certain amount of failure supports success. Here’s why — and how to make the most of your misfires.

The Right Way to Fail

Social psychologists are just starting to discover what the sages have known for centuries: Failure can fuel insight and serve as a springboard to higher levels of achievement and success — if we learn to embrace its brighter side.