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...
Aliados de Datos del Failure Institute

Aliados de Datos del Failure Institute

Aliados de Datos del Failure Institute Con el paso de los años en Fuckup Nights y el Failure Institute nos hemos dado cuenta del poder de trabajar en redes para alcanzar objetivos comunes que beneficien a cuantos sea posible. Tal es el caso de nuestros Aliados de...

3 ideas that the Global Failure Index challenged in 2017

3 ideas that the Global Failure Index challenged in 2017 Last year we decided to create the biggest and most diverse data platform of failed businesses in the world: the Global Failure Index. Using geolocation and detailed descriptions of profiles and reasons for...
7 Books To Help You Fail With Style In 2018

7 Books To Help You Fail With Style In 2018

Here are 7 books we read in 2017 that deeply influence how and what we think. Their main subjects are very aligned with what Fuckup is and with the things we value: Philosophy and main principles Overcoming difficulty with a growth mindset Businesses that focus on...

10 early morning life hacks

10 Early Morning Life Hacks For some people, a fucked up day starts quite early in the day. The “Night Owls” have a totally different definition of what the “early morning hours” are. And everything starts the night before.   1. Go to bed early. And...

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We turn 5! This month Fuckup Nights turns 5 years old and it’s been an amazing ride. We’re now in 238 cities in 78 countries and growing to new cities each and every day. A lot has gone right but we wouldn’t be who we are if we didn’t share what goes wrong. We...
Our Values

Our Values

Our Values It all started with a group of five friends drinking mezcal. A considerable amount of it. Leti asked why everyone always talks about the Zuckerbergs and Gates of the world, but no one shares candid stories of failure. With the liquid courage of a few...
How to deal with the copycats?

How to deal with the copycats?

How to deal with the copycats? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery And believe us, we’re flattered. Since we’ve started up we’ve seen our fair share of me-too’s, oddly familiar events, and straight up rip-offs. It all helps the goal though – to teach...

How I fucked up The Real Spinal Tap World Rock Tour

Failure is an emotive word whereas innovation is one that slides into social intercourse more easily. Yet any serious innovator knows that failure is often a precursor to the birth of any new product / service or process. Edison reputedly had 10 000 tries to invent...