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Fail Conference 2012 : Katleen de stobbeleir Fail Conference 2012 : Katleen de stobbeleir Presentation Transcript

  • © Vlerick Business School
  • LEARNING FROM MISTAKES “It is hard to fail, but it is worse to never have tried” (Churchill) “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly” (Kennedy) My favorite: “Failure sucks, but instructs”2 © Vlerick Business School
  • FAILURE IS OVERRATEDPROF. DR. KATLEEN DE STOBBELEIRFAIL CONFERENCE
  • 4 © Vlerick Business School
  • WHAT DO WE KNOW FROM RESEARCH?FAILURE HELPS… to „unlearn‟ to ensure that you don‟t make the same mistake twice to learn that your approach was wrong But…learning from failure hurts5 © Vlerick Business School
  • WHY DOES IT HURT? 75% of people think they are better than average... © Vlerick Business School
  • LEARNING FROM FAILURE TAKES TIME © Vlerick Business School
  • LEARNING FROM FAILURE HELPS, BUT… From failure, you don‟t necessarily learn what is the right approach Learning from (earned) success is even more powerful The feeling of making progress, even in the face of failure is critical8 © Vlerick Business School
  • CONCLUDING TIPS Translate negative events into positive goals Systematically review successes  Your own successes  Others‟ successes And…ask for feedback in order to cure the “CEO” disease9 © Vlerick Business School
  • If somebody tells you that you haveears like a donkey, pay no attention. Iftwo people tell you, buy yourself asaddle... Sholem Aleichem © Vlerick Business School
  • THANK YOU!