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The Other ‘F’ Word: Failure and Its Importance to Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Portland Chapter Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network

Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

The Other ‘F’ Word: Failure and Its Importance to...

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Alumni & Friends   more info Ended $35.00 $0.00
Current & Prospective students Ended $17.50 $0.00

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Failure is a reality we encounter every day, in almost every arena. Even an all-star baseball player typically fails twice as often as he succeeds when he steps into the batter’s box.

 

Haas professors and co-authors, John Danner and Mark Coopersmith, believe “a fundamental test of leadership and business resiliency is fluency in anticipating, mitigating, learning, and rebounding from failure.” In fact, they are teaching a Haas course and writing a book about “The Other ‘F’ Word.”

 

Their provocative observation is that most organizations and their leaders focus so much on success that they fundamentally flunk failure! Why is that and how can business leaders improve in dealing with this essential issue?

 

Join a lively discussion with Professor Coopersmith about moving failure from taboo to the table. Hear how successful entrepreneurship and inspired leadership can create a healthy appreciation of – and generate benefits from - the lessons of failure. Discover the connections between failure and real innovation, and seven steps you and your organization can take to use failure to improve long-term success.

 

$35.00 ticket includes one beverage (wine/beer/soda) and light appetizers, as well as Eventbrite ticket fees. 

 

Sponsored by the Portland Chapter of the Haas Alumni Network

Have questions about The Other ‘F’ Word: Failure and Its Importance to Innovation and Entrepreneurship? Contact Portland Chapter Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network

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River's Edge Hotel & Spa Portland
0455 Southwest Hamilton Court
Portland, OR 97239

Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)


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