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A conversation with the author of "The Pursuit of Perfect" and "Happier."

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Tal Ban Shahar’s best career advice involved getting some important words on paper.

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Tal Ben Shahar wrote the book on avoiding the drive for perfectionism and enjoying an imperfect life. So what does he say about his own career regrets?

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Tal Ben-Shahar’s most important lesson to his students to be sure to fail, and to fail well. He explains why this is and introduces us to the most successful individual in history at failing, Thomas Edison.