To Err Is Human

But to really mess things up, you need WordPress to miss a cron job and not publish that highly visible, super important blog post you spent a week coordinating with a major partner.

It’s nice to know that, when I send an email asking 30,000+ people to click a broken link, let’s me send an “Oops. My bad,” apology and correction to the 3% or so who opened the email in the three hours since it went out inside of 15 minutes. Not that I want to do that sort of thing, but it’s nice to know I have that kind of functionality.

Things are going to go wrong. Big, hairy, important things. When we make an ongoing effort to reframe problems as obstacles and challenges, these situations–while always stressful–become powerful learning opportunities.

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