We all know the story of Thomas Edison and how he made 1000 trials before he got it right and made the light bulb. Once a journalist asked him “what do you have to say about the 999 times you failed? Edison answered, “I learnt 999 ways Not to make a lightbulb.”
We know that Edison was a very shrewd businessman too.
What does this example mean to you?
For me, it shows the importance of a testing mindset. It shows the need to accept failures as a learning ground.
What happens if we don’t? A board room turns into a contest of blames rather than a hotbed of ideas.
What is a testing mindset?