Tag Archives: failure

Make the most of your accidents

In 1953, S. Donald Stookey, a researcher at Corning Glass Works, placed a sample of FotoForm glass into an oven, intending to heat it to 600 degrees Celsius for an experiment he was working on. (FotoForm glass, which Stookey invented, … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling: The Benefits of Failure, the Importance of Imagination

In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered this commencement address at Harvard, on the dual themes of the benefits of failure, and the importance of imagination.

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Quote of the Day: “Go about your business”

“I think that if you’re creative person, you should just go about your business, do your work and not care about how it’s received.

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