Mid-day Update

PODCAST: In Silicon Valley, failure is in

David Brancaccio Jan 9, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: In Silicon Valley, failure is in

David Brancaccio Jan 9, 2014
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The official unemployment report for December comes out tomorrow. But there’s already one sign that tomorrow’s numbers will be more good news than bad. The outplacement and career firm Challenger, Grey and Christmas said this morning that layoff announcements are down

Lauren Barghout is trying to embrace failure. She’s a scientist and entrepreneur from the San Francisco Bay area. Recently, she went to a tech industry conference where, in speech after speech, she heard messages about how “innovation is built on failure,” and that “failure is the easiest way to learn.”

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