Become the kind of person who fails

Or, how I became an expert at sucking

In April, I stepped down from a job I’d held for just shy of two years.

Out of respect for the many good people who work there, I’m not publicly discussing the reasons I left. That’s not the point of this post.

Instead, today will be about how we talk—and don’t talk—about failure.




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Mark Shrime, MD, PhD

Mark Shrime, MD, PhD

Author, SOLVING FOR WHY | Global surgeon | Decision analyst | Climber | 3x American Ninja Warrior Competitor