Love + Business = Failure?

Love + Business = Failure?

Love + Business = Failure? Here at Fuckup Nights, we’re no strangers to love: People have met their future spouse at Fuckup Nights events (there have even been a handful of marriage proposals!). Plus, the first thing that most people think about when they think about...
The world needs more collective healing rituals

The world needs more collective healing rituals

The world needs more collective healing rituals I never expected to hear these words directed towards me. “You are the collective healing rituals guy, right?!… nice to meet you!” Much less as I gazed dreamingly into the majestic Big Sur night sky. His...
Radical Candor

Radical Candor

Radical Candor: Leaving Brutal Honesty Behind According to Kim Scott, Radical Candor happens at the intersection of Care Personally and Challenge Directly. It’s about being brutally honest, but always aiming for improvement. When I was growing up, my parents used to...
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...
Are my dreams truly mine?

Are my dreams truly mine?

Are my dreams truly mine? I wanted to take advantage of this positive time of the year, when everyone is planning and thinking about their new year’s resolutions as an opportunity to share something I’ve recently realized. Have you ever wondered why you’re...

Year in review 2019

Fuckup Nights Year In Review 2019 This year we lived life without filters in… We failed most in New York* *We talked to 36 potential fuckuppers, but we don’t have an organizer yet. In France more people are talking about vulnerability and authenticity* *We grew...
How to New Years #HumbleHustle like a pro

How to New Years #HumbleHustle like a pro

How to New Years #HumbleHustle like a pro Ahh New Years. A time for people to look back on the year. A time to think about the future. A time to post something motivational on LinkedIn. But finding the perfect mix of humble, I’m killing it, and please buy my thing can...
Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate)

Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate)

Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate) This time of the year  is the perfect time for setting up your 2020 goals. Losing weight, reading more, putting an end to wasting time on crappy people (and their BS), among others. Well, I started off a bit...
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...