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presented at Tribecon in New Orleans. A discussion on the importance of failure within a community.

presented at Tribecon in New Orleans. A discussion on the importance of failure within a community.

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    • failure is cool. like super model cool or long presentation title cool. But not like ice cube cool or as cool as this dude. thats just ridiculous.
      • Micah Baldwin
      • @micah
    • that would be me.
    • notice something missing?
    • now everyone hates me. except my mom.
    • “ in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
      • albert einstein
    • “ the ultimate measure of a person is not where he or she stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he or she stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
      • martin luther king, jr.
    • i have not failed. i’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
      • thomas edison
    • michael jordan is a failure.
    • failure is a process.
    • losing is an ending.
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    • what is worse?
    • born loser. total failure.
    • born loser. total failure.
    • in america, it is ok to fail. it is a cardinal sin to be a loser. it is a cardinal sin to be a loser. it is a cardinal sin to be a loser.
    • clearly a friendster fan.
    • failure is an event. a loser is a person. a loser is a person. a loser is a person.
    • is failing in our DNA?
    • we learned everything about failure from mom.
    • if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. try, try again.
    • How to fail properly
      • In three easy steps.
    • step 1: understand.
    • step 2: measure.
    • step 3: anticipate.
    • the next four slides suck. funny joke eric. yes, they all suck. thanks, buddy.
    • community. if you are counting, this is the first sucky slide.
    • trust. please stop counting out loud. yes, ted, I can hear you.
    • acceptance. i heard there are free cookies. just saying.
    • failure. last lousy slide. keep the cheering down. its not the last slide. stop crying.
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    • communication.
    • failure has equal or greater value for a community than success.
    • “ sometimes, the best way to learn to duck, is get punched in the face.”
      • micah baldwin
      • learntoduck.com
    • Micah Baldwin TEXT “micah” to 50500 720-231-7120 cell twitter: @micah [email_address] http://facebook.com/micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb