'The Up Side of Down' Is Out

Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist. She wrote for the Daily Beast, Newsweek, the Atlantic and the Economist and founded the blog Asymmetrical Information. She is the author of "“The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success.”
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My new book comes out today: "The Up Side of Down," on why failure -- or rather, failing well -- is actually the key to success. It brims with everything from CEO interviews and academic research to some of my own most spectacular brushes with the F-word. If you'd like a little teaser, we've got an excerpt up at Bloomberg View right now.

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Megan McArdle writes about economics, business and public policy for Bloomberg View. Follow her on Twitter at @assymetricinfo.

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Megan McArdle at mmcardle3@bloomberg.net

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James Gibney at jgibney5@bloomberg.net