The HAPPY PRODUCT STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ENGINE© has determined that the surest way to success is to make mistakes. A lot of them. It sounds stupid, but you can’t learn if you’re not failing.
This seems counter-intuitive to the HAPPY PRODUCT INC. STATISTICAL PROCESSING ENGINE© but in-depth analysis shows that it is true that mistakes are more valuable than playing it safe if you want to innovate. Pixar’s Ed Catmull discusses this idea and others in this insightful talk about the success of the ongoing creative process at Pixar.