The Tipping Point Between Failure and Success

HBR Ideacast | 10 December 2019 | 0h 23m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Dashun Wang, coauthor of Quantifying the Dynamics of Failure across Science, Startups and Security. Backgrounds his work crunching data on entrepreneurs, scientists, and terrorist organizations to better understand the fine line between failure and success. One surprising finding is that people who experience early failures often become more accomplished than counterparts who achieve early successes. Another insight is that the pace of failure is an indicator of the tipping point between stagnation and eventual success.

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