Tag Archives: Failure

Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Stefan Wolpers February 23, 2021 TL; DR: Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Scrum has proven to be an effective product delivery framework for all sorts of products. However, Scrum is equally well suited to build the wrong product efficiently as its Achilles heel has always been the product discovery part. What product discovery part, you may think … Continue reading Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

How to Face Failure: You Can Damage or Strengthen Your Business

Liz Kislik January 15, 2021 We all deal differently with setbacks and disappointments. But it’s a lot easier to work with people who face the reality of the experience and figure out straightforward, practical ways to bring their teams and organizations forward. In contrast, leaders and colleagues who are perceived as living in a fantasy … Continue reading How to Face Failure: You Can Damage or Strengthen Your Business

The Subtle Art of Delay: Why Waiting Is the Difference Between Success and Failure

Mayo Oshin — October 2, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin Shortly after midnight on September 26, 1983, the world nearly came to an end. A few hours earlier, Stanislav Petrov—a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Air Defense Forces—began his shift as the duty officer at Serpukhov-15, a secret command center near Moscow where the Soviet military monitored … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Delay: Why Waiting Is the Difference Between Success and Failure

No Trophies in Defeat: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Failure

Mat Pelletier — June 20, 2019 — June 20, 2019 Matthew Webb was a steamship captain in Britain when he decided to be the first person to swim across the English Channel. Another man had recently attempted the crossing and failed, but Webb was confident he could complete the twenty-one-mile swim despite the icy water … Continue reading No Trophies in Defeat: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Failure

Fear of Failure

Dave Brock — May 9, 2019 Follow @davidabrock — May 9, 2019 As sales people and leaders, we have an interesting relationship with failure. We are in an intensely competitive profession. Our customers are and should be evaluating alternatives. In any buying decision, there will only be one supplier selected, with the others losing. As … Continue reading Fear of Failure