The Privilege of Failure

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“Failures are a portal of discovery.” Winston Churchill once noted.

45 years later since Sir Churchill opined on benefits of disappointment, failing forward has become trendy: tech titans, entrepreneurs, finance professionals, academics, and politicians are highlighting the value in screwing up.

When I was visiting a school in Botswana last month, a fifth-grade teacher was telling his students…

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