Atul Gawande writes on how success involves the recovery from failure:
Scientists have given a new name to the deaths that occur in surgery after something goes wrong—whether it is an infection or some bizarre twist of the stomach. They call them a “failure to rescue.” More than anything, this is what distinguished the great from the mediocre. They didn’t fail less. They rescued more.
Click-through to read “Failure and Recovery”: http://nyr.kr/LeJ3GV