How to Be a Good Loser

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You spend more time at your job than anywhere else. Hosts Rebecca Greenfield and Sam Grobart take a close look at the way we live our lives at work—our frustrations, dilemmas, habits, and anything else that happens in the office. 

For about a decade, failure has been cool. Facebook's motto "move fast, break things" became the mantra of the entire technology industry and a failed startup was a badge of honor for its success stories. This year, however, losing has taken on a whole new meaning, and for millions of voters, it has real consequences. For those of us not used to losing, or who ignore the small failures of our daily work lives, how do we deal with or learn from our lowest moments?

Sam Weinman joins the show to talk Sam and Rebecca through the dark times. Weinman's forthcoming book, "Win at Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead to Our Greatest Gains," is a manual for getting the most out of career lows and other life bungles. For anyone feeling like a loser these days, listen up.

 

 

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