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With that understanding, she takes the reader into deep waters looking at the medical advances that have resulted from mistakes, the fear that American society has attached to mess-ups, and the all encompassing shame that results from falling from the throne of perfection. This adulation of talent over effort in the adult world has led to some of the worst failures of modern times: Enron, the recent global financial crisis, lost lives in plane crashes and at hospitals. Read the book. Although Tugend journalist integrates empirical research findings into anecdotal accounts, her writing style understandably is more journalistic than scholarly. She does, however, also include some information on genetic indicators, cultural influences, and gender differences. The author raises some interesting questions about fundamental issues in the social sciences effort versus ability, nature versus nurture, perception versus reality that have relevance beyond academics and the workplace, e.

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And my favorite, one of my favorite examples in the book is, you know, I write about culture. And that was one of the things that as you know I talk about and compare primarily: Asian and American and Canadian cultures in terms of our approach to mistakes. And one of my favorite anecdotes in Asian culture is that, in Japan is that there was a survey on the favorite word, or the favorite words. And a national survey said effort and persistence were two of the most favorite words in Japanese culture.

And this whole idea that that outweighs results. You know, I say, I think that in America it would be effortless. In Japan, the mistake will be played out on the board, sometimes it can go on for 10 or 12 minutes, because the ideas is not is this the correct answer? Are you ready to create more money, time, energy, and passion in your life? Learn how to live your best life now with these free resources: Get the "Achieving Peak Performance" ebook and video now!

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Better By Mistake: An Interview with Alina Tugend

By Beyond Blue Afraid to make a mistake? According to author Alina Tugend, the best way to become an expert in your field is by making mistakes, lots of them, but to cooperate with the brain on learning from them. In her new book, Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong, explains the science of making mistakes and why learning from them is vital in a culture of perfectionism. Tugend has been a journalist for nearly 30 years and for the past six has written the ShortCuts column for the New York Times business section. She has written about education, environmentalism, and consumer culture for numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and Parents and is a Huffington Post contributor. I have the honor of conducting an exclusive interview with her. I was very intrigued by the research and physiological components behind making mistakes?

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According to author Alina Tugend, the best way to become an expert in your field is by making mistakes, lots of them, but to cooperate with the brain on learning from them. In her new book, Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong, explains the science of making mistakes and why learning from them is vital in a culture of perfectionism. Tugend has been a journalist for nearly 30 years and for the past six has written the ShortCuts column for the New York Times business section. She has written about education, environmentalism, and consumer culture for numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and Parents and is a Huffington Post contributor. I have the honor of conducting an exclusive interview with her for Psych Central.

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