Out of control: Failure.

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Out of control: Failure.

  1. 1. Failure by M. Funk, 2012
  2. 2. Even the most brilliantact of human genius, inthe final analysis, is anact of trial and error. Out of Control (Kelly, 1994)
  3. 3. Everybody
  4. 4. Failure will happen if you trysomething new
  5. 5. Only if failure CAN happen youare actually trying something new
  6. 6. A trick will only work fora while, until everyoneelse is doing it. Out of Control (Kelly, 1994)
  7. 7. In science: falsifiability All swans are white. http://wikipedia.org/Falsifiability
  8. 8. Rejection
  9. 9. RejectionExplanationsSuggestions Ideas Feedback
  10. 10. In business: startupshttp://steveblank.com/2010/01/25/whats-a-startup-first-principles/
  11. 11. To advance from theordinary requires a newgame, or a new territory. Out of Control (Kelly, 1994)
  12. 12. • New Game? Ok, new rules, new players, new whatever• New Territory? Ok, go away, start from scratch
  13. 13. Yeah sure!
  14. 14. Starting is hard
  15. 15. It’s HARD if you want to startand finish in one go
  16. 16. Procrastination• project too hard• planning sucks• fear or pressure• wrong project• clash: you and reality• perfectionism
  17. 17. Procrastination• project too hard• planning sucks• fear or pressure• wrong project• clash: you and reality• perfectionism solution is simple: awareness & self control
  18. 18. PROcrastination• working “against” is not productive• indicates you should do something else now• wait for the right time• work on many things• plan pressure, deadlines are good• sometimes, good is good enough
  19. 19. PROcrastination• working “against” is not productive• indicates you should do something else now• wait for the right time• work on many things• plan pressure, deadlines are good• sometimes, good is good enough ‘out of control’ style
  20. 20. Error, whether randomor deliberate, mustbecome an integral partof any process ofcreation. Out of Control (Kelly, 1994)
  21. 21. Error, whether randomor deliberate, mustbecome an integral partof any process ofcreation. Out of Control (Kelly, 1994) That’s exactlyyour job, right?

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