Fail mindfully: Why I decided to talk about it at TED

Fail mindfully: Why I decided to talk about it at TED

Why I decided to talk about failing mindfully at TED   You read that headline right, we have officially “made it”. Fuckup Nights was one the stage at a TED Talk. And while we’re more used to, shall we say, a more inebriated audience, it was an amazing experience for...
We share stories of failure. This is Fuckup Nights

We share stories of failure. This is Fuckup Nights

We share stories of failure. This is Fuckup Nights When someone hears  the name Fuckup Nights, we’re well aware that all sorts of other things come to mind. And no, we’re not in the business of certain after dark activities, or, shall we say, things of a more adult...
The bitter-sweet story behind the Bitter Sweet Symphony

The bitter-sweet story behind the Bitter Sweet Symphony

Chances are, you’ve heard “Bitter Sweet Symphony” by the Verve.Whether it was because you listened to music in the 90’s, or because you saw a Nike ad, Bittersweet Symphony absolutely smashed worldwide records in 1997. But, did you know that The Verve were stripped of...
Living Without Filters – But With Values

Living Without Filters – But With Values

Organizational Culture: Living Without Filters – But With Values Financial crises. Bad investments. Fights among partners. These are just a few of the many fuck ups we’ve head throughout the years.  And while there is a wide range of reasons for failure, one of...
Killing the ‘Killing it’ culture

Killing the ‘Killing it’ culture

At conferences. At parties. At after-work-drinks. Chances are, we’ve heard this line plenty of times: -How’s Jason doing? -He just opened up a Pop-up shop, he’s killing it! Meanwhile, I’m struggling to pay my bills. -How’s Jason doing? -He’s getting his first...
Failure leads to success… right?

Failure leads to success… right?

If you look for “failure quotes” on google, you may found some inspiring ones: “Success consist on going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure to failure” “Failure is success in...
Top 3 tips to be successful

Top 3 tips to be successful

Tired of being a failure? Your startup is more like a “startdown”? Worry no more! Here are 3 infallible tips that’ll make YOU successful: Stop wasting your time clicking clickbait articles online. (like this one) Be aware of the fact that success is a concept...
What’s the Glitch generation?

What’s the Glitch generation?

The meme generation. The selfie generation. The entitled generation. Society has a lot of labels for the youth of today. And whether it’s a joke, or a derogatory way to shut down this generation, these labels try to place a crown of superficiality, self-centeredness,...
7 Tips to get hired by Fuckup Nights

7 Tips to get hired by Fuckup Nights

At Fuckup we have chosen a path of financial sustainability that gives us full independence and focuses us on quality and evolving. We’re trying to build a 100-years social enterprise, not an NGO. This focus on organic growth has allowed us to, in the last 2 years,...
How leaders overcome failure

How leaders overcome failure

Old-school companies are dead… Nah, not really, but new generations are starting to add value to them by cheerleading new ways to drive a team. Leaders are increasingly being recognized as key players, rising and driving teams towards “success”. The workforce is...
What’s Failure Anyways?

What’s Failure Anyways?

According to Cambridge Dictionary, failure is “a situation in which someone or something does not succeed”, based on that, this definition leaves us with three conclusions: ✅ Failure can happen to anyone ✅ Failure can happen to something (not just someone) and…...
The kind of wall we actually need

The kind of wall we actually need

The kind of wall we actually need All around the world, besides the stage where the speakers share their failure stories, there has been an increasingly common space where assistants can share and experience the cathartic moment when you share your failure, we are...
Hello From Bankruptcy

Hello From Bankruptcy

A close friend of the Fuckup Nights team had a failed business, that experience, rather than being all doom and gloom, taught him some valuable lessons. Here’s what he shared with us: Main lessons: 1. The beauty and power of every single act of kindness and support I...
The Fuckuppers´ Fuck Ups

The Fuckuppers´ Fuck Ups

Every month we get people up on a stage to share their professional failures in front of a crowd full of strangers. To make something like that happen, it requires a lot of work from behind the scenes by some talented, passionate people, 315 of them, to be...
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