Black Box Thinking
The Surprising Truth About Success-- and Why Some People Never Learn From Their MistakesDownloadable Audiobook - 2015
An eye-opening, Gladwellian look at the power of a positive attitude toward failure and its profound impact on our success in any field.In the airline industry, failure is taken seriously. Every aircraft is equipped with an almost indestructible black box. When there is an accident, the box is opened, the data is analyzed, and the reason for the accident excavated. This ensures that procedures are adapted so that the same mistake doesn't happen again. With this method, the industry has created an astonishing safety record. For pilots working in a safety-critical industry, getting it wrong can have deadly consequences. But most of us have a relationship with failure that impedes progress, halts innovation, and damages our lives.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital