What Can Academics and Millionaires Teach Us About Failure?

Recently, an academic by the name of Johannes Haushofer received worldwide kudos for publishing online his “CV of failures”. A professor at Princeton who teaches psychology and public affairs, Haushofer’s CV includes degree programs he didn’t get into, research funding he didn’t receive and paper rejections from academic journals.

Haushofer first wrote the CV of his failures after a friend had a professional setback, and he wanted to show support. After receiving a positive response from his friend, he thought it would be useful to make the CV public. Read More