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Noble Failure: An Update

I was a fan of the ACBF (Andrea & Charles Bronfman Foundation) before it wound down, specifically how Bronfman went about his thoughtful philanthropy. In his book, The Art of Giving, Bronfman speaks of noble failure (the ability for a project to fail in order to gain valuable learning experiences). I wrote about this...

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Everybody loves summer. It is a time to relax, spending time with the family, and decompress. Wait…. Haven’t I just been spending the last 3 full months with the family!?!?! In any event, I will be taking some downtime over the summer, so if you’re missing my weekly blog, I encourage you to look...

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What is Noble Failure anyways?

There’s that old saying “to err is human”. But it goes against so much of our inner essence — who really wants to fail anyway? It brings up negative connotations and seems so pessimistic. Jeffrey Solomon and Charles Bronfman describe a phenomenon they call noble failure — the ability for a project to fail in order...

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