The Science of Failing Well | Amy Edmondson

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The Science of Failing Well | Amy Edmondson
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

Amy C. Edmondson
is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. Her latest book is called the Right Kind of Wrong. Her research examines psychological safety and teaming within and between organizations.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The problems of shame, perfectionism, and social media
  • How not to get caught up in analysis paralysis
  • The importance of self-compassion and a growth mindset
  • The benefits of worrying with someone else
  • Why redundancy is your friend
  • How to discuss failure without assigning blame
  • Why accepting your smallness can be freeing
  • Taking the time to learn from failure
  • The cognitive framework: stop, challenge, and choose
  • How to have a healthier relationships with anxiety and failure
  • Creating a culture of psychological safety
  • Recognizing that not everybody in society has the same permission to take risks

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