Check out Louise Wallace’s post Failing Forward .
Here’s a snippet with much more over at the blahgg blog.
WD 40 is called WD 40 because the formula for WD 1 through 39 didn’t quite work out. The inventor failed forward.
Failure, believe it or not, is critical to success. Leading thinkers in the emerging creative class are embracing failure. All they ask is that you fail forward. Or keep going. Or don’t give up.
I’ve failed on more than a few occasions.
The only #EpicFail is when one gives up!