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...
Find your edge, fail

Find your edge, fail

Find your edge, fail “Find your edge,” said no one to me ever. Had I learned to challenge the fears I held deep down inside me from an earlier age, I might have learned to harness what I was truly capable of becoming. I now place extra focus on removing mental blocks...
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....
The impact of digital competences

The impact of digital competences

The impact of digital competences on entrepreneurship in Mexico  Digital competence involves a mix of knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to various ends (communication, creative expression, information management, personal development), domains (everyday life,...
3 essential qualities of a great manager

3 essential qualities of a great manager

3 essential qualities of a great manager We’re growing. And our team is inevitably getting bigger, creating new business units and producing more needs. We were looking for a great manager, and as we were recruiting and nourishing our teams with the right people, Pepe...
The state of failure – 2017 report

The state of failure – 2017 report

2017 Annual Report  In 2017 we reached more than 1500 failed businesses thanks to our data partners, our investigations and certainly our Fuckup Nights community. This interactive report has a detailed analysis on Argentina, Colombia, Germany and México, which are the...
Why do businesses fail? – The Failure Institute

Why do businesses fail? – The Failure Institute

The Failure Institute research Fuckup Knowledge (formerly The Failure Institute) is the research arm of Fuckup Nights. Given the increasing amount of documented cases of failure of which we had access, we assumed both the mission and the responsibility to share that...
NASA’s $125 Million Mistake

NASA’s $125 Million Mistake

Think communication at your company is bad? Well, once, a simple miscommunication turned into a $125 million Fuckup for NASA. To tell the tale, we’re gonna take you back to 1999, a time when you could download your favourite music off something called Napster, Smash...
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,...
Fuckup Book

Fuckup Book

The Fuckup Book It’s been 7 years since Fuckup Nights was introduced to the world! And thinking about how far we’ve come, and all the cool things we’ve done over the years, brought us back to 2014, the year we collected and condensed our philosophy (and what we...
Organizing Fuckup Nights in Venezuela

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...
Why Fuckup Nights became a social enterprise

Why Fuckup Nights became a social enterprise

Why Fuckup Nights Became a Social Enterprise In the early days of Fuckup Nights it wasn’t cool to be us. We were the pest. It wasn’t cool to put Fuckup Nights on your Linkedin profile, sharing a failure was a sign of weakness, and even some of our friends sort of...