Flail or Flourish: The SuperPower of Resilience

How to navigate, bounce back and even flourish from failure

Wednesday evenings
May 8, 15, 22, 29
5:15pm -7:15pm
Studio 1
Directed Study
1 Unit
Credit/No Credit

Flail or Flourish will explore ways to: [1] become comfortable with uncertainty, [2] develop tools to navigate situations of failure, and [3] practice turning failures into opportunities. This quick-paced workshop will examine and exercise the psychological traits and the power of resilience through hands-on activities. Students will practice techniques and tools to help them navigate, bounce back, grow and even flourish in the face of their failures.

To apply email Grace at grace@dschool-old.stanford.edu by March 1st with: your name, SUID number, program of study, email, phone number, and expected graduation date. Answer the following two questions in 100 words (or less): 1. What was your most epic fail? 2. What happened next?

Teaching Team
Grace Hawthorne, PAPER PUNK and d.school
Guthrie Dolin, Odopod and d.school
Manish Saggar, Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Research, School of Medicine


Flail or Flourish: The SuperPower of Resilience