Friday, January 17, 2014

The Upside of Failing

THNKR is proud to present experts from talks featured at DIY Days, New York. DIY Days describes itself as "a roving gathering for those who create. Free to participants and organized by volunteers, DIY days is about the accessibility of ideas, resources, and networking that can enable creators to fund create, distribute, and sustain."

Did you know that the original starbucks played opera music constantly? Made their baristas wear bow-ties? Had no chairs? What about Pixar, the revered film animation studio, which, brought us Toy Story and Finding Nemo. Did you know Pixar started out as a was a high end computer hardware company?. In this DIY Days conversation, entrepreneur and author Peter Sims, looks at the circuitous, unexpected, and often failure filled path to innovation.

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