Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
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(Actually, the economy's brightest star is the increase in failures. That is, our
accelerated rate of business start-ups has brought record levels of job creation—
and an accompanying record rate of failures.) After a speech I gave in April 1987,
Talk Up Failure The goal is to be more than tolerant of slip-ups. You must be like
Wexner and actively encourage failure. Talk it up. Laugh about it. Go around the
table at a project group meeting or morning staff meeting: Start with your own ...
"Fast Failure” and "Do It Right the First Time”. No Conflict How do you reconcile
the inevitability of failure and the quality gurus' plea that you “do it right the first
time”? Aren't the two ideas at odds? To begin with, so far I've been dealing with
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