"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" asks Regina Dugan, former director of the US government's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, who are some of the most forward-thinking people in the world. Just check out their list of projects.
In this talk Dugan explains how the fear of failure stifles innovation, and that we must learn to accept failure as the toll of progress. "Failure is part of creating new and amazing things. We cannot both fear failure and make amazing new things." By being willing to fail are able to amplify the impact of our successes.