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Pat Mitchell: 'When You Fall on Your Face, at Least it's a Forward Movement.'

Pat Mitchell, President of The Paley Center for Media and the first woman to be president of PBS, shares her thoughts on taking risks and not being afraid to fail: “When you fall on your face, at least it’s a forward movement.”

“I wish I had known that you really can fail, you really can make mistakes, you really can have things not work out and somehow life goes on, and in fact often gets better.”

See more from our “Wisdom” series here.

Pat Mitchell: 'When You Fall on Your Face, at Least it's a Forward Movement.'

Pat Mitchell, President of The Paley Center for Media and the first woman to be president of PBS, shares her thoughts on taking risks and not being afraid to fail: “When you fall on your face, at least it’s a forward movement.”

“I wish I had known that you really can fail, you really can make mistakes, you really can have things not work out and somehow life goes on, and in fact often gets better.”

See more from our “Wisdom” series here.

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