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Tugend, Alina
Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong / Alina Tugend
Alternate Title Unexpected benefits of being wrong
New York : Riverhead Books , c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF575.F14 T84 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Failure (Psychology)
Success -- Psychological aspects
Physical Description 291 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-284) and index
Contents (Mis)understanding and (re)defining mistakes : what is a mistake? -- It starts early : how our children learn from blunders -- "Fail often, fast, and cheap" : mistakes in the workplace -- It's not brain surgery-- but what if it is? : learning from medicine -- Lessons from the cockpit : aviation's approach to errors -- Blaming you, blaming me : men, women, and mistakes -- You say mistake, I say lesson : different cultures, different approaches -- I want to apologize : saying "I'm sorry."
Summary Outlines a provocative approach to improving one's life by embracing mistakes, citing cutting-edge behavioral studies and high-profile examples to reveal the importance of sincere apologies and taking responsibility

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