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The Up Side of Down

Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

By Megan McArdle
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The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle

The Up Side of Down presents the case for failure as a valuable part of our growth process, and something that we should embrace. In addition, the book offers sound advice for how we, as individuals and as a society, can better manage and mitigate failure.

  • Anyone who is currently job hunting
  • Anyone trying to develop their startup or creative endeavor
  • Anyone who wants to make a difference in the world

Megan McArdle is a journalist whose writings on politics and economics have appeared in The Economist, Bloomberg View and The Atlantic. The Up Side of Down is her debut.

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