FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience

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Sincere stories of setbacks from exceptional people, shared on the FAIL! stage to challenge society to create a psychologically safe culture around failures and vulnerabilities. Because failure is indeed not an option, but a part of everyone's journey towards success. https://fail-sharing.org/

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Zita Martins is an Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal, and co-director of the MIT-Portugal program. In her research in Astrobiology, she looks for bio-signatures in space missions, and investigates the potential contribution of organic compounds present in meteorites and comets to the origin of life on Earth. In this talk she discusses her PhD experience, the pressure to publish results, feeling like she was always behind her peers, the challenges to find and sustain a good work-life balance and how to cope with the unpredictable bad luck of losing her most important research samples during shipping. This FAIL! talk was recorded in May 2021 as part of the "Brainstorms" session hosted by the Student Club on Mental Health and Inclusion - IST LisbonWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC  

Jun 17

1 hr

Michael Molinski lost almost everything during a fire. Being a professional wedding photographer, he would always feel the need to hide his personal travails while he was hired to capture the happiest days of his clients. In this FAIL! talk, Michael shared how those events made him became mentally strong, and helped him prepare for the hardships that small businesses had to face during COVID. His strength and drive is empowering, and we hope that everyone who is going through hard times can learn from his story.https://www.molinskiphotography.com/Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC  

Jun 10

51 min

Regina Bateson run for Congress but lost, which also cost her the academic position that she held at the time at MIT. She gave a very heartfelt FAIL! talk where she reflected on the importance of understanding the rules of the game, to be able to navigate the circumstances when the table is rigged against you. In this interview she dives deeper in her experience, discussing with us down to heart tips on how to navigate and reform a system that is resistant to change and become a "faster, more effective fighter".Regina Bateson's FAIL! talk:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW97dfUcNP4Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Jun 3

1 hr 3 min

Changing the public's stereotypical image of scientists requires encouraging diverse representation, creativity in communication and patience in education. All qualities that Raven "The Science Maven" Baxters embodies with passion and contagious optimism.Featured in the Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list for 2020, in her job as a science communicator, Raven really cares about creating spaces that are inclusive and real Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

May 27

55 min 57 sec

By being born missing both legs and one arm, Nick Santonastasso had to learn at a very young age how to address whatever may hold us back from living our dreams."The fact that Nick Santonastasso statistically shouldn't even be alive is unbelievable. But then you see what he does in the gym, and "unbelievable" takes on a whole new meaning." Next level inspiration.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

May 20

59 min 26 sec

Life often takes us places where we didn't plan to go, but this doesn't need to discourage us from adapting and thriving in every circumstance. Muriel Médard is Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MIT. She was a FAIL! speaker in February 2019, and came back to discuss with us the story of her becoming an academic "by mistake" and her experience as an educator in mentoring and encouraging young people that are carving their path in life. Muriel Médard FAIL! talk "Good lessons from bad teaching": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNEY3A2WbaYWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

May 13

57 min 11 sec

Estelle Lovi, French-African artist and business consultant, follows her intuition, radically and unconditionally. This guided her on a deeply rewarding journey between business and art, that fulfilled her definition of a dream life. But at one point it also left her crushed under the demands of her inner pressure. In this episode she shares the three lessons that she learnt upon self reflection over her experience, that will help every passionate and dedicated high-achiever to avoid the pitfalls of perfectionism and create a definition of work that we can live and prosper under: This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized  by the Trainees Committee  at the European Institutions, under the BlueBook program, in February 2021.https://failconferenceblue.wixsite.com/websiteWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

May 6

8 min 37 sec

Three life stories from Nicola Forster, Swiss civic entrepreneur and think tank founder. Latin tests, advocacy, failed law exams, ensuing shock and second chances. He learned to drew inspiration from his drawbacks to follow his passion, and  found his next steps by being open to change. Most importantly, he learned to find pride in his attempts and efforts, even in the wake of failure.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized  by the Trainees Committee  at the European Institutions, under the BlueBook program, in February 2021.https://failconferenceblue.wixsite.com/websiteWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Apr 29

9 min 53 sec

In our conversation with Ramesh Raskar (MIT - Media Lab) and Sienna Leis (Global Dev & Implementation Lead, COVID Safe Paths MIT), we talked about the responsibility of innovators and the role technology should play in building a more equitable and resilient society in this time of crisis. Ramesh Raskar FAIL! talk "How to avoid career traps that can lead you to fail": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jq_5FaQbTgWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Apr 22

59 min 31 sec

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is a leading expert in project management and strategy implementation and author. He is the creator of concepts like The Project Economy and the Project Manifesto. Former Chairman of the Project Management Institute, he is the co-founder of the Strategy Implementation Institute and the global movement Brightline. He believes that passion for learning is the most important skill that you can have, and that we should be generous in sharing and value time spent listening to the experience of others.www.antonionietorodriguez.comThis Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized  by the Trainees Committee  at the European Institutions, under the BlueBook program, in February 2021.https://failconferenceblue.wixsite.com/websiteWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Apr 15

12 min 54 sec

Lucia Kleštincová boldly aims at transforming the EU via a new culture of leadership, and she is known for her talent to ignite new possibilities for growth, self-expression and social impact. She is a European Commission policy-maker, career coach, speaker and podcast host.Connect with her if you resonate with her passion for inner work that enables meaningful outer impact: https://luciaklestincova.euThis Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized  by the Trainees Committee  at the European Institutions, under the BlueBook program, in February 2021.https://failconferenceblue.wixsite.com/websiteWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Apr 8

14 min 55 sec

Matt Abrahams has dedicated his life to helping people understand and overcome fear of public speaking. In this conversations he shares valuable advice and insight to get started on your path to conquering your fear of public speaking. https://www.nofreakingspeaking.com Think Fast, Talk smart PodcastWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Apr 1

1 hr 2 min

Anna Frebel is an Associate Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in this episode she shares how she "failed forward" into working as an astronomer. Listen until the end for some great career tips on how to face rejection an turn it around.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Mar 25

17 min 43 sec

[Eng - Hindi : full English transcription available on www.fail-sharing.org/] Aruna Reddy is an Indian artistic gymnast and World Cup Medalist. Pushing through a series of injuries and coming back stronger and more motivated each time, she is a testimonial of grit and resilience. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in February 2020 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Mar 18

18 min 57 sec

Taniya Mishra, AI scientist, CEO and founder of SureStart discussed with us about her approach to create an inclusive workplace culture and communities that fosters curiosity and support on the journey towards knowledge and honing new skills.https://mysurestart.comWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Mar 11

59 min 2 sec

Sourav Karmakar​, founder and head of Infinos Technologies, is an entrepreneur, researcher, author and above all a man of science. He is a passionate learner and believer of the pedagogic value of failure.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in February 2020 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Mar 4

14 min 10 sec

Elizabeth Rowe is the principal flutist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and in this episode she takes us on a deep journey of self reflection, discussing the powers of imagination and vulnerability to build and lead communities.TED talk: "The lonely onlys - transformed by imagination and vulnerability" https://iamelizabethrowe.comWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Feb 25

56 min 11 sec

"When we think about failure, we often think about things that we did wrong. But sometimes, failure happens because of things beyond your control." Kirsty Bennett is a longstanding member of the FAIL! family, and, in this episode, she reflects on how pride and lack of acceptance can really put us in tough spots while, on the contrary, being open about and acknowledging our limitations is the first step to overcome shame and embarrassment.Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/kirsty-bennett-2/This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in April 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.orgMusic Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Feb 18

7 min 21 sec

Kalpana Ramesh​, Hyderabad’s revolutionary water warrior, is an architect who advocates for rainwater utilization in India. As a volunteer for the Society for Advancement of Human Endeavour (SAHE), she has been helping residences, apartment complexes and offices effectively harness rainwater.Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/kalpana-ramesh/This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in February 2020 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Feb 11

35 min 39 sec

Keynote speaker and mental health advocate Ethan Fisher draws from his life experience to challenge, motivate, and inspire his audiences. From star high school athlete to prison inmate, to the recipient of an MBA with honors, Ethan’s life is a lesson in accountability, passion, and perseverance. https://www.ethan-fisher.com/index.htmlWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), or visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Feb 4

1 hr 1 min

Ajay Kumar Siotra, hurdling through societal norms, followed his dreams and his passion for cooking up to the MasterChef stage. Elimination from the competition was a fall, but also his stepping stone towards a brighter future.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in March 2019 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/ajay-kumar/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jan 28

10 min 57 sec

"Little f failures" and "big F Failures" are two different kinds of monsters, but the f word we should truly beware of is fear. Fear of big F Failure has the power to ruin our life, even more than the event itself, because it will taint all our choices and decisions. Listen to the thoughtful reflection of Daniel Jackson, professor of Computer Science at MIT, photographer, and author of "Portraits of resilience".This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in April 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/daniel-jackson-2/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jan 21

13 min 7 sec

In this episode Amanda Bosh, astronomer and planetary scientist, talks about the importance of extreme preparedness in her line of work. This crucial attitude did not come naturally to her, but was passed on to her by her mentor, and guided her to many successes and equipped her to deal with the inevitable failures. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in April 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/amanda-bosh/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Dec 2020

16 min 40 sec

In this installment of "Live chats about stories of resilience" we follow up with previous FAIL! speakers Rodney Mullen, skateboarding champion and public speaker, and Allan Adams, director of the Future Ocean Lab at MIT.Allan Adams' FAIL! talk / Rodney Mullen's FAIL! talkWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about future events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Dec 2020

1 hr

Ronald Kessler's successful career stemmed out of years of trying - at times failing - many different things, before finding his passion, and this variety of experiences gave him a unique and multidisciplinary perspective. In this talk he walks us through his journey to become Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School coming from a little Quaker community outside of Philadelphia.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/ronald-kessler/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Dec 2020

13 min 27 sec

Viiveck Verma has donned many caps: he spent several years in the corporate world, before becoming a startup ecosystem enabler and partaking in companies across several sectors. Throughout these experiences, he has become convinced that what's most important is to take responsibility for what's going on in your life. In this episodes he recalls three episodes in his life where this attitude became an asset for turning failure into a valuable learning opportunity.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in March 2019 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/viiveck-verma/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Nov 2020

16 min 47 sec

Nuno Loureiro, Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, and a "relentless practitioner of failure", has no doubt: if you are not failing all the time, you are aiming too low. A philosophy to live by, to shape our perspective on goals and successes.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/nuno-loureiro/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Nov 2020

9 min 43 sec

In this installment of "Live chats about stories of resilience" we interview Gretchen Gerzina, professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of several historic biographical studies. Tune in if you would like to hear about building one's sense of identity coming from a biracial background, how to cope with the pressure to be everything for everyone and live up to expectations, and much more ...including an unexpected benefit of ironing.https://gretchengerzina.comWatch this and more episodes on Youtube, and to be updated about our events follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/gretchen-gerzina/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Nov 2020

1 hr 1 min

Mira Wilczek is President and CEO of Cogo Labs and Senior Partner at Link Ventures. She serves on the Board of Directors at EverQuote, CareDash, and Hopjump, and the Advisory Board of Vestigo Ventures, as well as being co-director at the Brahe Educational Foundation.Among these many endeavors, she has learned that  being associated with failures is almost as important as being associated with successes because failures hold crucial information about how you will move forward in your life. In this episode she tells us all about how and why one of her startups failed.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in November 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/mira-wilczek/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Nov 2020

18 min 1 sec

What we consider our biggest successes can sometimes be failures in disguise. Zabi Khan, animal rights activist and founder of "A place to bark" shares an interesting perspective on the way we measure our achievements with respect to our goals. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in February 2020 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/zabi-khan/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Oct 2020

10 min 45 sec

We regret the audio quality of this episode. We hope that you will stay and listen to the story of Deborah Blum, director of the Knight Science Journalism Program, and Pulitzer-prize winning science journalist. Familial expectations can cast very long shadows onto our lives, but through the power of reinvention we can gradually build up faith in ourselves and carve our own path.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in November 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/deborah-blum/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Oct 2020

17 min 16 sec

An incredible personal journey, started with "bad genes and a bad environment", from homeless college student who failed his studies, to Harvard professor and pioneer of the field of personal genomics: George Church encourages us to find negative examples in our lives - starting from the account of his many shortcomings - to avoid repeating their mistakes in our own lives.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in November 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/george-church/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Oct 2020

20 min 45 sec

The voice of doubt can be very loud in our head and preempt us to follow the path we are meant to be on. Eva Wolfangel had to fight this inner voice all along her career as a freelance journalist but ultimately learnt to recognize it and to listen to her own inner voice instead.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/eva-wolfangel/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Oct 2020

12 min 52 sec

Gaurav Sen is a programming enthusiast and Youtuber, passionate about competitive coding and problem-solving and in this talk shares with us 5 stories of failure from his life with candor and humor.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in February 2020 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/gaurav-sen/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Oct 2020

8 min 34 sec

"Fail well”: it’s not an oxymoron and Amy Edmondson, professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, has a three-step recipe for it. This talk explores the root causes of the different kinds of failures an organization - or an individual - can face, and gives a crash course on how to handle and communicate them in a clever way, an ability which should be acknowledged and rewarded.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/amy-edmondson/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Sep 2020

20 min 24 sec

Persistence is of paramount importance to actualize the disruptive power of your ideas. Mariana Castells, clinician and researcher allergist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, faced multiple rejections of her research, because it went against the current dogma. Ultimately she got full recognition, which meant the possibility for her work to impact the lives of many patients worldwide.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/mariana-castells/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Sep 2020

10 min 34 sec

In this episode Arthur Bahr, professor of Literature at MIT, shares how he relied on the lessons learned while training as a figure skater to cope during the worst year of his life, bringing a powerful reflection on how imperfection is ultimately what gives life forward momentum.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/arthur-bahr/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Sep 2020

11 min 15 sec

Rejection can spark a journey of self-awareness which will ultimately strengthen resolve in our goals and confidence in our qualities and drivers. Yang Shao-Horn is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and in this episode shares the story her career path, with its many ups and downs, turns, rejections, and successes.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/yang-shao-horn/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Sep 2020

15 min 5 sec

Susan Silbey spent 16 years as a Ph.D. student, which, as she puts it, “was not the career of a star”. An adventure of professional growth as well as personal growth, which led her to become professor of anthropology at the Sloan School of Management at MIT.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in April 2019 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/susan-silbey/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Aug 2020

14 min 50 sec

Ramesk Raskar, professor at MIT Media Lab, warns us that we need to learn to recognize the signs conspiring to make us fail, in order to become a pathfinder for ourselves and our team in the career jungle.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/ramesh-raskar/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC 

Aug 2020

18 min

As a parent, you cannot let your guard down even for a moment. Kirsty Bennett, manager of the MIT Women’s League and the founder of MITell, shares with us a story in which the pressure of "mothering in public" added an additional strain on an already difficult situation.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/kirsty-bennett/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Aug 2020

7 min 26 sec

BBC’s top 100 inspirational and innovative women, Fortune’s 40 under 40 are a few among the many lists Aditi Awasthi has made into after she founded Embibe, a technology and AI driven platform for education. In this inspiring talk, Aditi talks about the challenges she faced on her path to becoming the CEO of the world’s largest AI platform in education. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad in March 2019 by E-cell.Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/aditi-avasthi/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Aug 2020

16 min 27 sec

Fear of failure grows with your achievements and has the power to ruin your life. Listen to the thoughtful reflection of Daniel Jackson, professor of Computer Science at MIT, photographer, and author of "Portraits of resilience".This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/daniel-jackson/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jul 2020

17 min 20 sec

We regret the audio quality of this episode. We hope that you will stay and listen to the lessons Muriel Médard learnt form horse riding and teaching her very first class to students, on her path to become professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, with a divide-and-conquer approach and determination not to refuse the obstacles in life.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in November 2018 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/muriel-medard/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jul 2020

13 min 58 sec

Sara Seager is Professor of Planetary Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT. In this talk she recalls a very exciting and ambitious of project from her early career, where the enthusiasm and drive of two young scientists came to clash with unforgiving competition.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/sara-seager/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott HolmesFree Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jul 2020

13 min 29 sec

Regina Bateson, political scientist with a passion for human rights, run for Congress but lost, which also cost her the academic position that she held at the time. In this talk she reflects on the importance of understanding the rules of the game, to be able to navigate the circumstances when the table is rigged against you. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in April 2019 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/regina-bateson/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jul 2020

22 min 32 sec

Allan Adams, physicist and director of the Future Ocean Lab at MIT, dedicated educator and public speaker, shares how a big project he was involved in failed right at the finish line. This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May 2018 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/allan-adams/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jul 2020

14 min 53 sec

Rodney Mullen is a foundational figure to skateboarding’s history and knows first-hand that to become an excellent skater, you must also be a proficient faller. In this talk, he shares the wisdom accumulated over a career shaped by continual falls.This Episode was recorded at a FAIL! event organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in October 2019 by the VISTA association. Watch this and more episodes on Youtube, follow FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience on social media (Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn), and visit our website: www.fail-sharing.org/ Full transcript: https://fail-sharing.org/podcast/rodney-mullen/Music Theme: "Driven To Success" by Scott Holmes Free Music Archive - CC BY NC

Jun 2020

12 min 22 sec