2012-05-03

TED2012: The only way to learn to fly is to fly

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If you want to understand how, ask yourself this question, “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” It's an uncomfortable question, because it forces you to realize that the fear of failure holds you back. The path to new and innovative things always contains failure, but we're constantly afraid of it — we have to get over that fear. Dugan quotes Clemenceau, “Life gets interesting if you fail, because it means we've surpassed ourselves.”

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  • TED2012: The only way to learn to fly is to fly By Regina Dugan. @ Source blog.ted.com