If you have ever flown
in an airplane, used electricity from a nuclear power plant, or taken an
antibiotic, you have benefited from a brilliant mistake.
Each of these life-changing innovations was the result of
many missteps and an occasional brilliant insight that turned a mistake into a
surprising portal of discovery. In Brilliant
Mistakes, Paul Schoemaker, founder and chairman of Decision Strategies
International, shares critical insights on the surprising benefits of making
explores why minimizing mistakes may be the greatest mistake of all, situations
when mistakes are most beneficial and when they should be avoided, the
counter-intuitive idea that we should deliberately permit errors at times, and
how to make the most of brilliant mistakes to improve business results.
Brilliant Mistakes is based on solid academic research and
insights from Schoemaker’s work with more than one hundred organizations, as
well as his provocative Harvard Business
Review article with Robert Gunther, “The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes.”
Schoemaker provides a practical roadmap for using mistakes to accelerate
learning for your organization and yourself. Download and start listening now!