We’ve all been a part of a project – probably many – that for one reason or another just goes totally wrong. I can’t say I’ve ever been a part of project that I didn’t finish, but there have certainly been times that I regretted my involvement in hindsight.
Pouring yourself into a project that has a bad outcome from your perspective can be totally soul crushing to say the least.
I came across Paul Sahre’s list of failures on his studio site and was impressed by his willingness to admit and embrace failure.
Every career will no doubt hit a rough spot. The ability to use that to your advantage is indeed an admirable skill.