James Dyson, the inventor of the Dyson vacuum, failed many times before hitting upon a successful vacuum. Today, the company is hugely successful. I have to admit, I would like one of those cordless ones. This interview of Dyson looks at his failures and asks his take on them: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224855
Short and sweet. We hear about a handful of amazing stories like this. Failure leads to massive success. Put Dyson in the company of Edison if you want. But what about the rest of us? Where does failure rank on our list of things to do? Ask the average person on the street how they truly feel about failure. What would they say?
What would students in schools say about failure and how it relates to them?