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The Failure Sessions

10 EpisodesProduced by Scott BondWebsite

"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently." -Henry FordThe Failure Sessions features managers and business leaders telling their stories of learning through failure. Each episode will be a new tale of what the leader learned through their individual process of failure and ho… read more

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Brooke Bains, Entrepeneur, Consultant, Mentor, Leader

July 29th, 2020


When Brooke Bains set out to start her own business, she had no idea what was ahead.  What has she learned through the process?  Everything!

Brooke …

Failure Brief #4-Leading with Empathy

April 22nd, 2020


This week's failure brief is designed to get you thinking about how you are showing up with your peers, friends, and teams during this incredibly challenging period of time.  

Early in my career as an individual …

Failure Brief #3-Interview Failures

February 24th, 2020


Interviewing can be an incredibly emotional process that drains you mentally, but it's not how you interview that I'm focused on today it's all about …

Cayle Hunter, Consultant, Tesla Alum, Sales Director, Musician

February 17th, 2020


"Nobody who ever changed the world said, wow, that was easy"

Cayle Hunter and I first met in January 2019 when I tried to hire him.  After our first call, it was obvious that he had talent.  After meeting in person, I …

Failure Brief #2-Career Impatience

February 6th, 2020


"Being impatient is half a mistake, that leads to a full mistake, and it eventually ends in regret" -Unknown

This week's Failure Brief digs into the …

Matt McDaniel, General Manager, Pavement Surface Control

February 3rd, 2020


"My biggest ah-ha moment is when you open your eyes one day and realize that the people you've surrounded yourself with didn't have your best interest in mind"

This week's guest is my closest friend, Matt McDaniel, …

Maayan Gordon, Social Media Consultant, Business Owner, Artist, Social Media Influencer, Author

January 26th, 2020


If you want to hear a story of resiliency, tremendous hard work, tragedy, and the constant re-invention of a brand, you'll love this story.

I had a blast recording this week's episode with Maayan Gordon.  Maayan is a …

Failure Brief #1-You Can't Do It Alone

January 21st, 2020


This week's episode takes a break from the guest interview and focuses on a pivotal moment I've learned from as a professional.  

As a student at Washington State University, I failed to take advantage of the resources …

Frank Palino, Director of Local Sales, KING 5 Media Group

January 2nd, 2020


"If you say you're going to order bacon and eggs for someone, you damn well better do it!"

Episode 2 of The Failure Sessions is filled with several great key takeaways but one statement that Frank made that stuck with …

Erik Ricard, VP Account Management & Strategy at Wunderman Thompson Commerce

December 12th, 2019


I first met Erik Ricard in 2012 when he was running Account Management teams at Amazon.  Erik spent eight years at the e-commerce giant, and recently departed to run Account Management & Strategy at Wunderman …

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