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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.

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The Next Game: Tony Sanneh

After 18 years of playing professional soccer, Tony Sanneh retired from the sport in 2010. But “retired” is hardly a word that describes this world soccer great. A native of St. Paul, Minn., he established The Sanneh Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in 2003; its purpose is to provide positive environments – including soccer clinics and camps – for urban youth in America. We caught up with Sanneh by phone to find out more about his projects and passions.

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.