AntiFragile — An Introduction

  • they see setbacks as learning, not failure. if we aren’t seeing any setbacks, we are becoming more accustom to the status quo (which increases fragility)
  • they see stressors as critical to growth. E.g., exercise stresses the body and makes it more “confident” in handling what shows up physically.
  • they see change as required. If things aren’t changing, then fragility is increasing
  • they see growth as small improvements where we learn and grow, learn and grow (notice learning will mean “setbacks” in at least some of the cases).



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Brian Harp

Brian Harp


I am an athlete, father, and writer who loves technology, coffee, wine and soccer. I plan to use these “skills” to help others in the 2nd half of my life!