It Pays to Embrace the Embarrassment of Failure

Every pivot might feel like an 'I was wrong' announcement, so practice saying it

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Lionel Messi, one of the best soccer players of all time, famously said, “It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” When I decided to leave Google and start my first company, a number of people casually mentioned that I was committing myself to a 10-year journey at a minimum.

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