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Rosie Revere, Engineer: A Stereotype-Defying Children’s Book Celebrating the Value of Failure

Rosie Revere, Engineer: A Stereotype-Defying Children’s Book Celebrating the Value of Failure | Go for No! | Scoop.it
An illustrated ode to the brilliant flops that pave the way for brilliant breakthroughs.

A few decades ago, it was a commendable feat for
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What's with start-ups' failure fetish?

What's with start-ups' failure fetish? | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Fear of failure is often cited as a reason for not starting a business, and it appears to be well-founded. A quarter of all new businesses in the U.S. fail in their first year.
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It's about time there was a failure fetish! 

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Best-Selling Author to Encourage Sales People to Seek Out a "No" Response From Buyers in Order to Overcome Fear of Failure

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Go For No! Yes is the Destination but No is How You Get There

Go For No! Yes is the Destination but No is How You Get There | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Flip your thinking about success. The more “no’s” you get, the more “yes’s” you’ll get by default! Go For No!
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The Secret of Sales Success

The Secret of Sales Success | Go for No! | Scoop.it
What really drives salespeople to chase deal after deal?
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Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing - Small business marketing blog

Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing - Small business marketing blog | Go for No! | Scoop.it
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Give Yourself the Option of Doing Nothing

Give Yourself the Option of Doing Nothing | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Why? You'll get more done.
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rather fascinating!

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10 Rejection Letters Sent to Famous People

10 Rejection Letters Sent to Famous People | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Don't let rejection get you down. The world’s most talented people have been there, too.
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The San Francisco Giants have an infielder they plucked out of the crowd

The San Francisco Giants have an infielder they plucked out of the crowd | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Mark Minicozzi, a 31-year-old non-roster invitee in Giants camp, smacked an opposite-field home run in his first Cactus League at-bat on Friday. He looks likely to start the season in Class AAA bal...
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Sales Secrets From A Top-Selling Girl Scout

Sales Secrets From A Top-Selling Girl Scout | Go for No! | Scoop.it
From spreadsheets tracking sales-per-hour to a dedicated Cookie Hotline, how one Girl Scout's cookie sales strategy led to sweet success.
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The Secret to Success: Fail More Often - Gary Keller, Jay Papasan, growth, success, KellerINK, failure, think big

The Secret to Success: Fail More Often - Gary Keller, Jay Papasan, growth, success, KellerINK, failure, think big | Go for No! | Scoop.it
It’s a little-known fact that Microsoft founders Bill Gates’ and Paul Allen’s first “big idea” was to build a business around collecting traffic data for engineers.
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Secret Google lab 'rewards failure'

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Giving Up? Here's What To Do Instead. - Nathalie Lussier

Giving Up? Here's What To Do Instead. - Nathalie Lussier | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Today we’re talking about giving up and what to do instead. Are you thinking of giving up before you give it your all? Seth Godin calls this The Dip. It’s that really uncomfortable place that you get to right before you break through to another level. Let me give you a few examples of what …
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How Dan Wieden Learned to Fail -- And Other Advice For Small Agencies

How Dan Wieden Learned to Fail -- And Other Advice For Small Agencies | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Dan Wieden, co-founder of Wieden & Kennedy, talks about the importance of having the freedom to fail in business.
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Fail Your Way to Success: Learning from Mistakes to Make Better Decisions - Techvibes.com

Fail Your Way to Success: Learning from Mistakes to Make Better Decisions - Techvibes.com | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Failure is an almost sexy word for startups these days. It means you tried something that was not properly executed
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do | Go for No! | Scoop.it
The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
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Embracing Failure as an Entrepreneur

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After eight years, Kenyan, Hope Mwinzi view of failure as an entrepreneur has radically changed. "Just to be clear, a startup isn’t sexy at all."
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Failure is our only option (Wired UK)

Failure is our only option (Wired UK) | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Tenacity and failure go hand in hand -- without both, you can't move forward, argues Greylock's DJ Patil
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Kurt Vonnegut Once Sent This Amazing Letter To A... - Austin Kleon

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Kurt Vonnegut Once Sent This Amazing Letter To A High School
“ What I had to say to you, moreover, would not take long, to wit: Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting,...
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4 Habits Of The Most Resilient People

4 Habits Of The Most Resilient People | Go for No! | Scoop.it
When the going gets tough, what makes some bounce back while others fizzle out? Firing the naysayers in your head, surrounding yourself with a board...
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The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes

The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes | Go for No! | Scoop.it
Instead of shying away from failure, what would happen if we embraced it? Here's how some successful people do just that – and how you can, too.
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Stop Ignoring the Power of Persistence and Influence Selling

Stop Ignoring the Power of Persistence and Influence Selling | Go for No! | Scoop.it
If 80% of all sales happen between the 5th and 12th contact attempts, why are sales reps ignoring the power of influence selling and the positive correlation between persistence and success?
In high
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Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic) | Go for No! | Scoop.it
If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
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Try, Try Again: The Incredible Story of WhatsApp's Tenacious Founders

Try, Try Again: The Incredible Story of WhatsApp's Tenacious Founders | Go for No! | Scoop.it
WhatsApp, which was freshly acquired by Facebook for $16 billion, is #winning this week. But the app's success did not come at a small price. Founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton are no strangers to failure, and their incredible journey speaks volumes about
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