Amy Edmondson
Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School
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There is a deep rooted belief in our culture that success means never failing, and failure is a bad thing. Harvard professor and researcher Amy Edmondson argues that not all mistakes are the same — and some can even be beneficial. It all starts with learning how to fail smarter. 

Known for her ground-breaking work on psychological safety, Big Think+ enthusiastically welcomes Amy to the community with her new 8-part class on the science of failing well. In this class, you’ll learn how to reframe your approach to failure, minimize basic failures, and lead a healthy failure culture at your organization. As Amy shares, “we all make mistakes, and failure is part of the journey towards success.”

We’re excited to see how Amy and other world-class Big Think+ business minds can help your team learn to fail smarter. Check out a sample from Amy’s class and request a full demo below for more detail on Big Think+ Leadership. 


Leaders and employees are busy and finding engaging ways to develop leadership and professional skills in shorter segments makes it accessible for everyone.

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Sandy Pickett, Senior Director, Leadership and Professional Development, The Aspen Group

I think they’ve got something really special with BigThink+ and am excited to go on this journey together as we develop leaders at all levels across Marriott.

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Chris Walker, VP Global Leadership Development, Marriott International

As part of our strategy to develop our leaders, we chose to work with Big Think+ to develop a curated on-demand resource hub where we feature credible & exciting experts, paired with language capabilities that allow us to offer the content to our leaders globally.

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Marlene Hernandez, Digital Curriculum Manager, Corning


With the most Fortune 500 executives, Ivy League academics, and best-selling authors of any content provider, Big Think+ learning experiences are designed to guide, inspire and accelerate your leaders. Schedule a demonstration today and access our entire library, for free. We think you’ll quickly realize the game-changing impact our leaders will have on yours.