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Learning to Fail

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Robert F. Kennedy said: "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." But more than half a century later, "fail" is still a four letter word for many in our society. On The Sound of Ideas, we'll discuss a different perspective on failure: the benefits. Is "fail fast" good business advice? And why are colleges assuring their students that it's OK to fail, and learn from it? 

-Dr. Lisa Damour, PhD, Author & Director, Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls

-Dr. Jenna McCarthy, MD, Executive Director for University Health and Counseling Services, Case Western Reserve University

-Marcia Pledger, Business Reporter & Columnist, The Plain Dealer

-Aria ne Kirkpatrick, CEO, The AKA Team 

-Ryan Florio, President/TeaEO , Inca Tea LLC

- Matt Fish, Owner, Melt Bar and Grilled

Rachel is the supervising producer for Ideastream Public Media’s morning public affairs show, the “Sound of Ideas.”