Failure as a path to success

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Guest: Megan McArdle

How do you get the experience you need to be successful? Through bad judgment. Business writer MEGAN MCARDLE, a self-titled “Mozart of misfortune,” has been laid off from more jobs than most her peers, but has learned to embrace risks over time. She’s included historical and recent high-profile failures along with her personal history that have laid down ‘foundations for something bigger and better’ in her new book, “The Upside of Down: Why Failing Well is the Key to Success.

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