"Bold, bossy and bracing, Fail Fast, Fail Often is like a 200-page shot of B12, meant to energize the listless job seeker."
—New York Times
"Big goals are great—but not if they're paralyzing. In this fun and inspiring book, Rabineaux and Krumboltz show that taking small steps and accepting failures ultimately lead you down the path to success."
—Laura Vanderkam, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast
“If you're not occasionally failing, you're not trying hard enough. Fail Fast, Fail Often offers helpful tactics for conquering paralyzing fear and taking the strategic risks necessary for success.”
—Todd Henry, author of Die Empty and The Accidental Creative
“Chock-full of practical, inspirational stories and advice that will help get even the most reluctant of us off the couch and on to more exciting life pursuits.”
—Denise Pope, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Education, and Co-Founder, Challenge Success
“Fail Fast, Fail Often vigorously examines the counterintuitive idea that not striving for instant perfection is essential to the creative process.”
—Carl Alasko, author of Say This, Not That and Emotional Bullshit
About the Author
Ryan Babineaux, career counselor and co-creator with John Krumboltz of the popular Stanford University continuing studies course "Fail Fast, Fail Often," received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in educational psychology and his M.Ed. from Harvard University in psychology and human development.
John Krumboltz is a professor of education and psychology at Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, as well as the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the winner of numerous prestigious honors, including the Outstanding Research Award for the American Counseling Association. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 publications, including Luck is No Accident: Making the Most of Happenstance in Your Life and Career.