Encouragement for innovators

Tom Kelley of IDEO points out how, with persistence, initial failure can be followed by success.

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Innovating  in difficult economic times can be discouraging. With that in mind, here’s an upbeat video clip from Tom Kelley, general manager of IDEO, the well-known design firm. Kelley spoke at Stanford a few months ago on the topic of “how to be an innovator for life.” In this five-minute excerpt from that talk, he reflects on the importance of viewing “life as an experiment” — and, in particular, persisting beyond any initial failures:

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