Fuckuppers: Fuckup Nights behind the scenes

Fuckuppers: Fuckup Nights behind the scenes

Fuckup Nights: Behind the Scenes In more than 300 cities across 90 countries around the world, Fuckup Nights organizers (Fuckuppers) work to change the paradigms that limit our lives, one event at a time. If Fuckup Nights were a cult, Fuckuppers would be the...
A note on what we’re not

A note on what we’re not

A note on what we’re not With Fuckup Nights happening in over 300 cities around the world, the event can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Everyone has their own reason for attending, or speaking at an event, and that means Fuckup...
A summit the Fuckup way

A summit the Fuckup way

A summit the Fuckup Way I remember when Eric (our BizDev Lead for Latam) talked to me while walking in the hall and said: “Oh, hey. I just had a call with IBM and you are not only going to moderate the event. You are moderating the whole summit”. Before I could even...
Inspiring with failure or feeding the trolls?

Inspiring with failure or feeding the trolls?

Inspiring with failure or feeding the trolls? One of the hi-lights of last year was the official launch of Fuckup Inc, the social enterprise from which we operate under with three main business units: Fuckup Nights (the global movement), Fuckup Enterprise (private...
Remember when you wanted what you currently have?

Remember when you wanted what you currently have?

Remember when you wanted what you currently have? I read this phrase a few days ago, while waiting for the traffic light to change before crossing the street to get to an important bank in DC, where we were hosting a private Fuckup Nights event. At Fuckup Nights, I...
We have failed

We have failed

We have failed As a company that’s grown quite a bit in these last few years, sometimes we need to make big decisions. And sometimes, we don’t make the right ones. We’ve already shared some fuckups from people around the world who organize Fuckup Nights, but, now that...
The perks of inside jokes at the office

The perks of inside jokes at the office

The perks of inside jokes at the office According to a study by the London Business School, having a laugh from time to time at the office is a healthy practice. Not only does it have  a positive impact on productivity by relieving stress and boredom, it also...
It’s never too early to share the failure

It’s never too early to share the failure

It’s never too early to share the failure  Even though failure doesn’t discriminate, when we talk to people, sometimes they feel like they’re too early on in their career to have failed. And while you may not have had the chance to nosedive a company yet, or...
This Is Fuckup Inc

This Is Fuckup Inc

This Is Fuckup Inc Failure is everywhere – in business, communication, technology, politics, art. But we’re constantly told that failure is wrong, that it’s shameful.  Nobody talks about it… Well, we do.  Fuckup, Inc. is a global movement that helps...
Failure culture at work

Failure culture at work

Failure culture at work  There’s a trend in the corporate world where it’s easier to point others or blame circumstances when it comes to talking about our challenges. Admitting mistakes openly with colleagues or managers is not a common practice, mainly because of...
7 recent fuckups of humankind

7 recent fuckups of humankind

7 recent fuck ups of humankind This is the year! The year we become a 7 year-old movement! (woah, that’s almost a decade!) It’s been an interesting journey listening to  fuckups, with a supportive global community of more than 300 cities, in more than 80 countries....
What if we shared the failure at school?

What if we shared the failure at school?

Back To School. We Present… The Academic Membership! This month we’re turning 7 years old!And if Fuckup Nights were a person, it would be attending elementary school (and probably spending a lot of time in the Principal’s office). Since the beginning, in 2012,...
This Is Fuckup Inc

This Is Fuckup Inc

This Is Fuckup Inc Failure is everywhere – in business, communication, technology, politics, art. But we’re constantly told that failure is wrong, that it’s shameful.  Nobody talks about it… Well, we do.  Fuckup, Inc. is a global movement that helps...
This Is Fuckup Inc

Organizing Fuckup Nights in Venezuela

Organizing Fuckup Nights in Venezuela Present in more than 300 countries, our movement is immersed in different cultures, economies and social & economic contexts; and that means our organizers can sometimes face different challenges while organizing Fuckup...
What ever happened to real feedback at work?

What ever happened to real feedback at work?

What ever happened to real feedback at work? While the vast majority of companies have “feedback” in their lexicon, whenever I talk to leaders, a lot of the time it’s just going through the motions, a thing “we just have to do”, or even worse, something people dread...