Fail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner

  • 8h 51m 42s
  • Anjali Sastry, Kara Penn
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2017

Whether you’re rolling out a new product from a city-view office or rolling up your sleeves to deliver a social service in the field, learning why and how to embrace failure can help you do better, faster. Smart leaders, entrepreneurs, and change agents design their innovation projects with a key idea in mind: ensure that every failure is maximally useful.

In Fail Better, Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn show how to create the conditions, culture, and habits to systematically, ruthlessly, and quickly figure out what works, in three steps.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Failures Are Inevitable
  • 2. Three Steps for Harnessing Failure
  • 3. Charting Your Fail Better Path
  • 4. Launch Your Project
  • 5. Iterate to Build and Refine
  • 6. Embed the Learning
  • 7. Developing Your Mind-Set for Implementation
  • 8. Our Design-for-Learning Foundations
  • 9. Practical Fail-to-Succeed Lessons from a Frugal Innovator
  • 10. Fail Better Can Change the World