failure is job one.
      Micah Baldwin
      Lijit Networks
          @micah




                       1
michael jordan is a failure.
                               2
“in the middle of
  difficulty lies
  opportunity.”
    albert einstein




                      3
“the ultimate measure of a
 person is not where he or
 she stands in moments of
comfort and convenience,
but where he or s...
i have not failed. i’ve
just found 10,000 ways
   that won’t work.”

      thomas edison




                           5
“every decision I
have ever made was
(probably) wrong.”
    gary vaynerchuk




                      6
that would be me.




                    7
notice something missing?




                            8
failure is a process.




                        9
losing is an ending.




                       10
Failure            Success
                                                     12,000%




                              ...
Losers            Success




                                                      100




                              ...
yeah, I’m talking to you.
                            13
what is worse?




                 14
born loser.



total failure.



                 15
born loser.



total failure.



                 16
in america, it is ok to fail.

it is a cardinal sin to be a loser.




                                      17
clearly a friendster fan.
                            18
i’ve got shotgun?
                    19
failure is an event.

a loser is a person.




                       20
is failing in our DNA?
                         21
we learned everything about
     failure from mom.
                              22
if at first you don’t succeed,
          try, try again.




                                 23
24
How to fail
 properly
In three easy steps.




                       25
step 1: understand.
                      26
step 2: measure.
                   27
step 3: anticipate.
                      28
29
Three Rules of Blogging

1. Write like no one is reading.

2. Write when you want.

3. The moment that you think to
yourse...
“sometimes, the
best way to learn to
duck, is get punched
    in the face.”
     micah baldwin
    learntoduck.com




   ...
Micah Baldwin
            Lijit Networks
      TEXT “micah” to 50500
         720-231-7120 cell
           twitter: @micah...
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  1. 1. failure is job one. Micah Baldwin Lijit Networks @micah 1
  2. 2. michael jordan is a failure. 2
  3. 3. “in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” albert einstein 3
  4. 4. “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. 4
  5. 5. i have not failed. i’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” thomas edison 5
  6. 6. “every decision I have ever made was (probably) wrong.” gary vaynerchuk 6
  7. 7. that would be me. 7
  8. 8. notice something missing? 8
  9. 9. failure is a process. 9
  10. 10. losing is an ending. 10
  11. 11. Failure Success 12,000% 9,000% 6,000% 3,000% Very Early Early Middle Late 11
  12. 12. Losers Success 100 75 50 25 Very Early Early Middle Late 12
  13. 13. yeah, I’m talking to you. 13
  14. 14. what is worse? 14
  15. 15. born loser. total failure. 15
  16. 16. born loser. total failure. 16
  17. 17. in america, it is ok to fail. it is a cardinal sin to be a loser. 17
  18. 18. clearly a friendster fan. 18
  19. 19. i’ve got shotgun? 19
  20. 20. failure is an event. a loser is a person. 20
  21. 21. is failing in our DNA? 21
  22. 22. we learned everything about failure from mom. 22
  23. 23. if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. 23
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. How to fail properly In three easy steps. 25
  26. 26. step 1: understand. 26
  27. 27. step 2: measure. 27
  28. 28. step 3: anticipate. 28
  29. 29. 29
  30. 30. Three Rules of Blogging 1. Write like no one is reading. 2. Write when you want. 3. The moment that you think to yourself “Wow, this would make a good blog post” is the exact moment you become a blogger. 30
  31. 31. “sometimes, the best way to learn to duck, is get punched in the face.” micah baldwin learntoduck.com 31
  32. 32. Micah Baldwin Lijit Networks TEXT “micah” to 50500 720-231-7120 cell twitter: @micah micah@lijit.com http://learntoduck.com http://facebook.com/micahb AIM/Y!/MSN: micahb37 Gtalk: micahb 32
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