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October 28, 2008

News & Opinion: The good teacher named Failure.

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 6:08 PM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity

One of example of failure Bob Sutton mentions in Weird Ideas That Work is that of IDEO's invention process, specifically Skyline, a toy development department.
This week he ran across a another organization's failure rate. That of, The Onion's. On a This American, Ira Glass talks to The Onion about their creation process. that tells of The Onion's failure rate. They aim for 18 stories each week; to get there, they start with around 600 ideas!
A link to This American Life.
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Related: Seth also blogged about failure today.