DESIGN THINKER PODCAST

Ep#24: Accepting the Inescapable Reality of Failure with Podcast Guest Chris Taylor

February 15, 2024 Dr. Dani Chesson and Designer Peter Allan Episode 24
DESIGN THINKER PODCAST
Ep#24: Accepting the Inescapable Reality of Failure with Podcast Guest Chris Taylor
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Do you struggle with accepting failure as an opportunity for growth? In this episode, Dr Dani and Designer Peter are joined by Life and Business Coach Chris Taylor, author of the book Avoiding Propeller Blades. 

In this episode, you will
• learn the power of accepting failure as an inevitability when trying something new
• hear stories about how quickly recovering from failure led to personal and professional growth
• understand the importance of reframing failure for success

About Our Guest
Chris Taylor is a Life and Business Coach who works with leaders to overcome barriers holding them back. Raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, a Geordie. On leaving school, he put his tail on the donkey of engineering and obtained two engineering degrees in chemical and environmental engineering. He worked as an engineer and manager for international consulting firms in the UK before immigrating to New Zealand in 2003. His move to New Zealand was accompanied by a career change from engineering to coaching. In 2024, Chris published his first book, Avoiding Propeller Blades. 

To learn more about Chris and get your copy of his book visit: https://avoidingpropellerblades.com/



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