Get a peek into the viral sensation, the Museum of Failure. The museum is a collection of over 100 failed products and services from around the world, items like Colgate Lasagna. The museum’s founder Dr. Samuel West said the museum provides a unique insight into the risky business of innovation.
We spoke to Dr. Samuel West. He talked about why he started the Museum of Failure, what we can learn from it and his own very personal struggles with failure, which include filing for bankruptcy.
When Kwame Onwuachi was 26 he had already experienced more career highs and lows than chefs twice his age. How did Kwame recover from these lows? Kwame talks about how he rebounded and delved into his childhood.
Brian Scudamore is an open book when it comes to talking about his failures: his new book is called WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success. In this interview Brian talked about how he dropped out of college when he was 19, fired his entire staff early on in his career, and has struggled with ADD his entire life.
We spoke to Carlos Dengler, an actor, writer, musician and a former member of the band Interpol, founded in 1997. His upcoming memoir will be a series of essays about his youth, views on culture, and his experience as a “famous rock star turned acting student.”
“At Penn, people are so successful in high school and aren’t used to experiencing failure or bouncing back from it,” - Olivia O'Dwyer, sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania and co-founder of the Anti-Resume Project.
Nancy Giles is an actress and commentator. She was on CBS News Sunday Morning for more than a decade and acted in a number of movies and TV shows. But before she found success she was a painfully shy kid.
Arabian Prince is one of the founding members of N.W.A., one of the earliest and most significant gangster rap groups in music. But he left the group after their debut studio album, “Straight Outta Compton”, which was a critical and commercial success.
Adam Liptak is the Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times. Here, Adam discusses his circuitous path towards journalism, how journalism has changed in the age of trump and the supreme court.
Have you ever been dumped? Our host, Steve Friedman has been dumped. In this new series he opens up about his own failures. The series is called Mini Failures. Episode #1 is about Steve’s attempt to get his girlfriend back after she dumped him.
Kevin Allison has one of the most successful live storytelling series and podcasts out there, RISK!, which encourages participants to tell raw, unfiltered stories. But between being on MTV’s hit comedy series “The State” and the podcast, Kevin garnered more than a decade of bad luck and bad jobs.
At five years old, Rudy Garcia-Tolson's parents gave him a choice: he could have a double amputation at the knee and walk with prosthetics or keep his legs and be wheelchair-bound. For Rudy, this was a slam dunk decision.
What does William Wegman know about failure? Wegman's staged photos and videos of his dogs have made him him an icon in the art world. The truth is, everyone has experienced failure, all you have to do is ask.