“We are not our failures”

The expression “we are not our failures,” seen both throughout literature and in The Castle Builders’ song La Dispute, can easily be argued. The whole notion of a screaming football coach, for example, is that you — and very much so in fact — are your failure. You brought it upon yourself. Now go deal with it.

The organizational approach to failure is very fraught. I’ve discussed this before, and so have numerous…

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