GA 143 | Embracing the Fear of Failure with Ron Pereira

By Jessica Bush Updated on December 28th, 2016

This week is our last episode of 2016. Join Ron as he discusses failure, specifically our fear of it. Featuring an empowering message from Jocko Willink, a retired US Navy SEAL, this episode is a great way to kick off the new year. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why failure is an important topic to Ron (2:50)
  • What it means to fail (6:15)
  • Pivoting, and how it is an exception of sorts (7:20)
  • The fear of failure (8:16)
  • About Jocko Willink (10:01)
  • Jocko’s message (11:21)
  • Why it’s important to identify what failure means to you (17:52)
  • How to embrace failure (18:04)
  • A final message for wrapping up 2016 (19:01)

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What Do You Think?

What is your take on failure? Are you afraid of it? How do you cope?

  1. Wilson

    December 29, 2016 - 9:47 am

    Nice words Ron. It would very useful in order to pass the message if you can include the transcript to read it and understand better the concepts, as you did in the past, since the English is not our first language.

    I know it is an extra work for all of you, but I think as well it would worth.

    A new challenge could be include people from other countries as South America who are practicing the journey of Lean. It would be a way to show that is the only way possible ( for now) that make the Co. grow up.

  2. Rita Garland

    March 30, 2022 - 12:53 pm

    Great video Ron! Very well said, as always!

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