A humble opinion on deriving motivation from failure
Clip: 03/12/2019 | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.
It irks novelist and professor Elizabeth McCracken when people say a success has “humbled” them. She argues it’s in fact failure that produces a humbling effect -- but also a highly motivating one. McCracken offers her humble opinion on why the best work doesn’t derive from calm equilibrium, but rather from a “well-nourished, very private sense of revenge.”
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