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Experimentation as a Mindset

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Popular culture celebrates experimentation and gives lip service to accepting failure through stories like Thomas Edison's long quest to invent of the electric light bulb, about which he said, "I haven't failed; I've simply found 2,000 ways that don't work." Yet in reality, we forget such lessons and the idea that experimentation is not just good, it's desirable.

In organizations, we often act as if there truly is nothing new under the sun and the ways of doing thi

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