Astro Teller on Celebrating Failure

Tim O’Hanlon, Communications Co-ordinator

09 June 2017

Great dreams aren’t just visions,” says Astro Teller, “They’re visions coupled to strategies for making them real.”

“The secret to creating an organisation where people feel comfortable working on big, risky projects, and exploring audacious ideas.” Sound familiar? For those of you who have visited Design Factory Melbourne you’ll know that this is exactly the kind of culture we strive to build. How awesome to see it spreading to Google and the world!

We loved this talk so much that we just had to share it with you! Teller goes into some really interesting details about failure and what you can find from it.

“Run at all the hardest parts of the problem first, get excited and cheer how are we going to kill this project today?… We allow our unchecked optimism to fuel our visions, but then we harness enthusiastic skepticism to breathe life into our visions”

Need we say more? Watch the video below!

Astro Teller: The unexpected benefit of celebrating failure.

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