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Better by mistake : the unexpected benefits of being wrong

Author: Alina Tugend
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
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Outlines a provocative approach to improving one's life by embracing mistakes, citing cutting-edge behavioral studies and high-profile examples to reveal the importance of sincere apologies and taking responsibility.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tugend, Alina.
Better by mistake.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2011
(DLC) 2010037057
(OCoLC)646111801
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alina Tugend
ISBN: 9781101485194 1101485191 9781101486436 1101486430
OCLC Number: 773693152
Description: 1 online resource (291 pages)
Contents: (Mis)understanding and (re)defining mistakes : what is a mistake? --
It starts early : how our children learn from blunders --
"Fail often, fast, and cheap" : mistakes in the workplace --
It's not brain surgery --
but what if it is? : learning from medicine --
Lessons from the cockpit : aviation's approach to errors --
Blaming you, blaming me : men, women, and mistakes --
You say mistake, I say lesson : different cultures, different approaches --
I want to apologize : saying "I'm sorry."
Other Titles: Unexpected benefits of being wrong
Responsibility: Alina Tugend.

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Outlines a provocative approach to improving one's life by embracing mistakes, citing cutting-edge behavioral studies and high-profile examples to reveal the importance of sincere apologies and taking responsibility.

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