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by Foundation for Economic Education

1. Have you ever failed at something?

2. Have you ever not tried something because of a fear of failure? Did you regret not trying?

3. Many well-known and loved products were the result of a process which involved failure and loss. Do you know any famous entrepreneurs who experienced failure, but who used the lessons learned from this failure to improve their products and create more value for their customers?

EoE: 8.4.A - Steve Jobs on Failure

“You’ve got to be willing to fail, to crash and burn…if you are afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.” This video is included as part of a 40-lesson course on the Economics of Entrepreneurship available now for teachers and students at no charge at

from Steve Jobs on Failure (2016)
Creator: SCVHA
Posted by Foundation for Economic Education