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The fringe benefits of failure and the Importance of Imagination

The fringe benefits of failure and the Importance of Imagination

A truly inspiring Harvard Commencement Address by author J.K. Rowling (with video and transcript).

http://harvardmagazine.com/commencement/the-fringe-benefits-failure-the-importance-imagination

Somehow, we have developed a culture that is gripped by the fear of failure. Now is the time to change and to make things happen differently.

“Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.” ~ Mother Teresa

“The insurmountable difficulties of today are the solved problems of tomorrow.” ~ Cardinal Heenan

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One response to “The fringe benefits of failure and the Importance of Imagination

  1. I love that speech by J. K. Rowling, especially the part about her experience at Amnesty International and how people have the power to help others and ‘imagine better’.

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