Skip to comments.FailCon teaches entrepreneurs to flop to the top
Posted on 10/26/2010 12:14:28 AM PDT by thecodont
Dreaming of success? Then study failure - because "oops" is the mantra of champions.
That was the take-away from FailCon 2010, which brought almost 500 entrepreneurs to San Francisco's Hotel Kabuki to share and compare lessons from the school of hard knocks.
"Rather than simply aspire to success, we want to share the actionable steps that can help you avoid failure," said organizer Cass Phillipps, who created the event last year.
The daylong show, for which attendees paid from $50 in advance to $330 at the door, combined large panels where noted entrepreneurs discussed their philosophies of failure and smaller sessions where experts explained how to improve the odds of success.
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We’re here in a city well known for its disasterous financial policies and miserable social policies to learn about failure.....
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Whoops, wrong thread, sorry.
“”oops” is the mantra of champions.”
Of course, if this were true, Obama would be the world’s greatest champion. Yet somehow I don’t picture, in the decades aheads, swarms of acolytes sitting slack-jawed at his feet trying to learn how to be a screw-up like him.
How Freudian to have FailCon in San Failsisco