Playing: 022: Failure
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Dec 6th, 2017
Failure👇 Download Show✏️ Edit Show Notes
Failure. How do you deal with it? How to learn from it? How do you know when you should give up vs keep pushing?
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The Show Notes!
- Scott and Wes shoot the shit
- Wes is back from the DotJS conference
- Wes does a terrible (and hopefully not offensive) French Accent
- What's the deal with the #FailFast culture
- We talk about Fear of Failure and how it can stop you from starting anything at all
- High Stakes vs Low Stakes Failure
- Be aware of how fear of failure manifests itself in your work
- Just do it, put in the work
- Pen to Paper
- How to deal with mid-project failure
- Getting sick of a project part way through
- Finishing Things is such an underrated skill
- Small wins is key for confidence
- Take the emotion out of the decisions
- MVP - Minimum Viable Product
- Do you plan for failure?
- Wes' Life is Course Correction
- Wes is Unapologetically Confident
- Scott is Ignorantly Confident
- Another one of Scott's amazing segueways into our Sponsor
- Wes' Facebook Ads Failures
- The cost of admission
- Own your role in something failing
- Eating burnt rice is a huge character trait