The Celebration of Failure


In the tech start-up community we love to celebrate failure, but there’s a difference between celebrating failure and simply learning from our mistakes. ┬áIt’s pretty much the only place in the world where you can win by losing.

Where Failure is Celebrated
Silicon Valley

Where Failure is Not Celebrated
Ferguson, MO
Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria,
Sony, Target, Home Depot and JP Morgan Chase
TSA screening
Any sport for the history of time
Any election ever for the history of time
Faulty airbags and ignitions
The stock market
Job interviews
In the bedroom
Hot water heaters
News reporting
Starving artists
Food safety
The box office
Air travel

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