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Your Mom is A Failure
How Not To Lose in a Failure Filled World



The Combine 2010
September 9 - 11, 2010
Disclaimer:

Mike told me to not use words like crap or damn.


         I told him to go fuck himself.




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“The mass of men
lead lives of quiet
  desperation.”
          - Henry David Thoreau



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Famous Failures




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Failure is a Process.


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37signals - Rework. Buy it from Amazon


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Losing is an Ending.


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Famous Failures




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What’s Worse?




                              Total Failure


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What’s Worse?




                              Born Loser


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What’s Worse?


                              Total Failure


   
 
 
 
 
                  Born Loser
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What White People Really Like




                                Source: OkCupid - September 8, 2010


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Is Failing in our DNA?




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Mom.




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If at first you don’t
      succeed...
    try, try again.

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How to fail.

   In 3 easy steps.


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Step 1: Understand.




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Step 2: Measure.




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Step 3: Anticipation




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How to Succeed Through Failure




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Contact Info
               Micah Baldwin

                    @micah
         http://facebook.com/micahb
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  1. 1. Your Mom is A Failure How Not To Lose in a Failure Filled World The Combine 2010 September 9 - 11, 2010
  2. 2. Disclaimer: Mike told me to not use words like crap or damn. I told him to go fuck himself. 2 2
  3. 3. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” - Henry David Thoreau 3 3
  4. 4. Famous Failures 4 4
  5. 5. Failure is a Process. 5 5
  6. 6. 37signals - Rework. Buy it from Amazon Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 6 6
  7. 7. Losing is an Ending. 7 7
  8. 8. Famous Failures Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 8 8
  9. 9. What’s Worse? Total Failure Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 9 9
  10. 10. What’s Worse? Born Loser Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 10 10
  11. 11. What’s Worse? Total Failure Born Loser Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 11 11
  12. 12. What White People Really Like Source: OkCupid - September 8, 2010 12 12
  13. 13. Is Failing in our DNA? Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 13 13
  14. 14. Mom. Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 14 14
  15. 15. If at first you don’t succeed... try, try again. 15 15
  16. 16. How to fail. In 3 easy steps. Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 16 16
  17. 17. Step 1: Understand. Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 17 17
  18. 18. Step 2: Measure. Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 18 18
  19. 19. Step 3: Anticipation Proprietary and Confidential Copyright 2010 19 19
  20. 20. How to Succeed Through Failure 20 20
  21. 21. Contact Info Micah Baldwin @micah http://facebook.com/micahb 720-248-8499 micah@graphicly.com EMAIL / GTALK micahb37 AIM / SKYPE 408-945-8271 (My Failure Mom’s Number) 21 21
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