Learning from career failure

In an interesting 10-minute Ted Talk, Canadian engineer and entrepreneur Michael Litt explains ‘Why you have to fail to have a great career’. Failure, he says provides the experience you need to ultimately succeed. To prove it, he shares his own experience of career failure.

This puts an end to ‘fear of failure’ stopping you from having a go!

Discussion questions

What have you learned from the mistakes you’ve made and from your failures? How have they ultimately helped you along the road to success?