There is an ever-growing need to embrace momentary failure in the modern workplace. True innovation requires a degree of risk-taking, the willingness to try something new with the knowledge that it may not work the first time. To develop resilience, workers need to have a healthy relationship with failure. To stay competitive, American workers will need to capitalize on their innovation and creativity, which is often developed through the process of failed projects and re-visioning. Many employers will seek out innovators from within their own organizations or contract with freelancers who are known for their creative thinking.