Pixar’s Founder: ‘Failure is a Necessary Consequence of Doing Something New’

“Our job is not to prevent mistakes and errors,” says Pixar President and Founder Ed Catmull. “It is to respond when things go wrong…” More of Catmull’s thoughts on the role failure plays in business and life inside…

Failure shouldn’t come as a surprise

The odds are, with every project that pushes the limits of what your company has done before, or the boundaries of what is possible, you will encounter failure. The best organizations in the world expect it. They have a culture that tolerates it. And they are ready to learn from it and adapt. Here’s Julia Austin’s advice on how you do that…

How to play Failure Bingo

The next time you’re at a conference or other gathering that focuses on innovation, intrapreneurship, or incubation, you can enjoy a game we call Failure Bingo. Here’s your bingo card…