Learning from failure #3 [Mgmt 3.0]

The relationship between learning and failure is topic that I’ve covered a few times on this publication:

This week’s post is this simple diagram from the folks at Mgmt 3.0:

Celebration Grids

While calling it a “celebration grid” is a bit over-the-top in my mind, this nifty diagram packs a lot of insight into a simple visual

I like the behavioral progression from mistakes through experiments to practices, with an increased likelihood of the outcome beings a success and failure being treated differently under each behavioral phase. All the while, learning follows an inverted U shape. We learn through experiments, regardless of whether the outcome was success or failure.