Hey, check this out from CNN:
A creative life is a healthy life
Redefine failure and embrace iteration. By now, you have failed — and probably more than once. And if you haven’t, you are probably playing it too safe.
Accept failure, Wagner writes, because though it “hurts like hell — especially failing in public … you will learn some of your most valuable lessons from failure — far more than from your successes.”
We need to redefine “failure” as a society. “It has become a pejorative in our vocabulary,” Wagner says. No one wants to fail, and yet you can’t pursue passion and purpose without a great deal of trial and error and multiple failures.
Wagner prefers the term “iteration,” a design concept which involves the continuous prototyping, testing, analyzing and refining of an idea or product