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failure is job one.
      Micah Baldwin
      Lijit Networks
          @micah




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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 she stands
 at times of challenge and
       controversy.”

        martin luther king, jr.




                                  4
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%




                                                    9,000%




                                                   6,000%




                                                  3,000%


Very Early
             Early

                        Middle

                                           Late




                                                               11
Losers            Success




                                                      100




                                                     75




                                                 50




                                                25


Very Early
             Early
                      Middle

                                         Late




                                                            12
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
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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
“sometimes, the
best way to learn to
duck, is get punched
    in the face.”
     micah baldwin
    learntoduck.com




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Micah Baldwin
            Lijit Networks
      TEXT “micah” to 50500
         720-231-7120 cell
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           micah@lijit.com
      http://learntoduck.com
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Failure is Job One