“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original”
– Ken Robinson (at TED conference talk regarding education and creativity)
It’s hardly a novel thought, but pressure to succeed can sometimes make us forget it, and it’s an idea that should always be kept in mind. Stigmatizing errors stifles innovation, and sometimes musing past the bounds of conventional thought can be both rewarding and groundbreaking.
(The talk is found here, and it is definitely worth listening to.)