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Fail Well

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Blog post on the subject here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/fail-early-often-well-joshua-simmons

We've all heard the maxim "Fail Fast, Fail Often," but what about "Fail Well?" In this presentation, Josh covers the top ten things NOT to do, and how to recover when things, inevitably, go wrong.

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Fail Well

  1. 1. @joshsimmons | philosophy, psychology, technology co-founder @beawimp | community manager, programming @oreillymedia Fail Well How to Fail & Recover Like a Pro with i@joshsimmons.com
  2. 2. "If you're going to fail, please fail loudly and sing it as if your life depended on it.” - Lee Yopp
  3. 3. Hello, world!
  4. 4. How to Fail
  5. 5. 10. Lose Touch with People 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients
  6. 6. 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
  7. 7. 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job
  8. 8. 7. Be an Island 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island
  9. 9. 6. Do Everything 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything
  10. 10. 5. Surprise People 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything 5. Surprise a Client
  11. 11. 4. Give It Away for Free 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything 5. Surprise a Client 4. Give It Away for Free
  12. 12. 3. Over Commit 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything 5. Surprise a Client 4. Give It Away for Free 3. Over Commit
  13. 13. 2. Work Without a Contract 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything 5. Surprise a Client 4. Give It Away for Free 3. Over Commit 2. Work Without a Contract
  14. 14. 1. Fail to Measure 10. Lose Touch with Your Clients 9. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket 8. Work Yourself Out of a Job 7. Be an Island 6. Do Everything 5. Surprise a Client 4. Give It Away for Free 3. Over Commit 2. Work Without a Contract 1. Fail to Measure
  15. 15. Fail Well
  16. 16. Managing the Relationship
  17. 17. Saving the Relationship
  18. 18. Terminating the Relationship
  19. 19. Managing Yourself
  20. 20. Manage Your Reputation
  21. 21. fail fast fail often fail well @joshsimmons aka bluesomewhere community strategist open source web developer slide deck and credits: slideshare.net/joshsimmons/fail-well

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