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If you’re learning, you’ve got to be experimenting. If you’re experimenting, you’re having failures.

 
 
 
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Watch Charles’ unique take on the dark clouds of failure. And the silver linings.

 

The Lessons of Failure

“Just because you’re successful doesn’t mean you’re some superior creature.”

AUDIO : MY BEST FAILURE

Charles reveals how early failures helped shape his management philosophy.

AUDIO : CHALLENGE TO SUCCEED

Charles explains the critical importance of inviting challenge from others.

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“I hope your first deal is a loser, otherwise you will think you’re a lot smarter than you are.”
Fred Koch's words to his son Charles when he joined the family business at age 26.
FORBES 100 GREATEST MINDS

Forbes 100 Greatest Minds

In his recent Forbes profile, Charles lays out the critical importance of following guiding principles and hiring virtuous employees.

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