David and Stephen Flynn
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David and Stephen Flynn

The Happy Pear Podcast

In this week’s edition, we are thrilled to host award-winning author and broadcaster, Elizabeth Day. As the founder of Daylight Productions, Elizabeth is no stranger to exploring the human experience through her insightful interviews. Her chart-topping podcast, How To Fail With Elizabeth Day, is a celebration of all the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, in a one-on-one interview, a guest discusses what they have learned from failure. Elizabeth is also the author of two best selling books: How To Fail: Everything I’ve Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong, is part-memoir, part-manifesto. It is also a Sunday Times top 5 bestseller. Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong was described by Alain de Botton as ‘beautiful, timely and humane.’

Episode 156

Main Topics Covered:

  • Navigating Failure
  • Elizabeth’s personal journey and how she came to embrace the concept of failure.
  • Insights from her podcast guests on the transformative power of setbacks.
  • Lessons from Podcast Guest
  • Highlighting memorable stories and lessons from previous How To Fail episodes.
  • Common themes and surprising takeaways from diverse guests.
  • Failosophy and Humane Perspectives -Exploring the themes of beauty, timeliness, and humanity in Failosophy.
  • Daylight Productions and Future Endeavors Elizabeth’s vision for Daylight Productions and upcoming projects.

Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking conversation with Elizabeth Day as we delve into the depths of failure, resilience, and the beauty that can emerge from life’s unexpected twists. Whether you’re a fan of her podcast or new to her work, this episode is a must-listen for anyone seeking inspiration and a fresh perspective on navigating life’s challenges.

Lots of love,

Dave & Steve


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