Why Mistakes Are Good

At our London Showcase event this Summer, Tim Harford gave an excellent presentation on why mistakes in business are good. Here he is to explain why.

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About Kate Winter

I've been PR Manager for APMG since 2003. Before that I was PR Manager for Reed Exhibitions, specialising in IT Events, and later for Business Intelligence. In 2006 I gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism. I write case studies and articles for OGC and for specialist titles like Project Manager Today. I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

One thought on “Why Mistakes Are Good

  1. Some very good points Tim – thanks for sharing. Often the best innovation has been created from a mistakes – the text book example is Sir Alexander Fleming who noticed that a contaminated Petri dish contained a bacteria dissolving mold we now know as penicillin.

    Gaining feedback is an important part of any project and it is important to create a culture where feedback from a wide range of users is a constructive rather than a negative experience.

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