The Benefits of Constructive Failure

Judy Estrin, JLABS, LLC

Nobody wants to fail, but we need to be willing to take that plunge – and self-analyze to learn from our failures, says JLABS CEO Judy Estrin. If not given the opportunity to fall short of new goals, engineers and thinkers will be incapable of setting their sights high. Luckily for the entrepreneurialy-minded, Silicon Valley is a forgiving place, and those with great ideas are often given credit just for stretching and broadening new notions into the marketplace.