Well, there you have it … as often is the case Dilbert sums up the mess we’ve gotten ourselves into … without failure there can be no real learning, since real learning requires practice over time to adopt and adapt what you know and can do … under an ever-changing variety of circumstances.
If experience is the best teacher, then corporations that do not reward real learning – trying , failing, succeeding – have fired the best teacher.
Actually she was never hired …
It’s like another great cartoon character, Pogo, told us years ago ,
“We have met the enemy … and he is us.”