Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure by Tim Harford
Your Adaptability Score
Out of a total possible score of 20 points you rated your self between:
1 16-20 You get the Charles Darwin gold survival medal
2 10-15 You don’t get kicked off the island.(Galapagos)
3 5-9 You get a “There’s still hope for me” button.
4 Below 5 You get a picture of a dodo bird.
3 Principles for Failing Productively
Change Game Exercise
Here’s a fun little exercise to try to get the idea that change can be and should be uncomfortable.
Stand up and cross your arms. This is often considered a defensive position.
Okay you got it. Right?
Now cross your arms the other way.
How did that feel?
Here is the link to the article where I found this exercise: The Change Game: Engaging Exercises to Teach Change
Learning to adapt requires that you be intentional in finding different ways to think and act differently.
Can your remember a time when you failed and that failure led to success?