The Atlantic‘s Jay Lauf Reflects on His Biggest Mistake

Michael Jordan once said, “I’ve failed over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed.” It took Colonel Sanders a decade to perfect the blend of 11 herbs and spices in his famous chicken recipe, and Tiger Woods probably saw more of his golf balls, er, bad example. You get the point: the mark of a man is not how he handles his successes but his failures. So, for the final segment of our Media Beat interview with Jay Lauf, we asked The Atlantic publisher about his biggest career mistake and how he grew from it.

PART 1: Jay Lauf: “Now Is the Time to Maintain The Morale of Your Team”

PART 2Jay Lauf on The Atlantic‘s Ideal Writer