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561. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 1: The Chain of Events

561. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 1: The Chain of Events

Update: 2023-10-1214
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We tend to think of tragedies as a single terrible moment, rather than the result of multiple bad decisions. Can this pattern be reversed? We try — with stories about wildfires, school shootings, and love.

 

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  • Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership management at Harvard Business School.
  • Helen Fisher, senior research fellow at The Kinsey Institute and chief science advisor to Match.com.
  • Ed Galea, founding director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group at the University of Greenwich.
  • Gary Klein, cognitive psychologist and pioneer in the field of naturalistic decision making.
  • David Riedman, founder of the K-12 School Shooting Database.
  • Aaron Stark, assistant manager at Kum & Go and keynote speaker.
  • John Van Reenen, professor at the London School of Economics.
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561. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 1: The Chain of Events

561. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 1: The Chain of Events

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