5 strategies for overcoming failure
Failure is a normal part — even an essential part — of any creative journey. But that probably isn’t what you want to hear after experiencing failure yourself. It’s easy to just want to crawl into a hole for a while. Today on Spark & Fire, we’re going to crawl out of that hole long enough to hear from 5 iconic creatives who have learned how to overcome failure to create something truly great.
Featuring actor and writer Randall Park on Always Be My Maybe, novelist Ann Patchett on The Dutch House, songwriting duo Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez on Disney’s Frozen, producers Allan Scott and William Horberg on the hit series Queen’s Gambit, and singer/songwriter Ben Folds on the breakout album Whatever and Ever, Amen.
Follow along (with transcript and photos) at sparkandfire.com/overcomingfailure
Listen to the full episodes that inspired this mixtape:
“Always Be My Maybe” writer and actor Randall Park: https://sparkandfire.com/randallpark/
“The Dutch House” author Ann Patchett: https://sparkandfire.com/annpatchett/
“Frozen” songwriting duo Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez: https://sparkandfire.com/frozen/
“Queen’s Gambit” producers Allan Scott and William Horberg: https://sparkandfire.com/queensgambit/
Singer/songwriter Ben Folds: https://sparkandfire.com/benfolds/
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