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Failing is part of business. Join Nov. 15 webchat to discuss
November 10, 2016

Building a successful business isn’t easy. Many companies face setbacks and obstacles, and failing as an entrepreneur can be heartbreaking.

But having a business fail doesn’t have to be the end of the road. In fact, failure can be a crucial step in achieving future success. It can be a chance to learn from mistakes, develop resilience and understand risks.

To find out more about this, tune in November 15, when Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Online is hosting a webchat called “Failing Forward: Using Setbacks to Drive Success.” GIST is an online foundation that gives entrepreneurs from around the world direct access to business and investment leaders in the United States through online seminars.

Log on to join discussions on how entrepreneurs can learn from their mistakes and use failure to achieve success. Here are some of the participants:

  • Ryan Babineaux, founder of Essential Smarts LLC and author of Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win.
  • Jo Ann Corkran, managing partner of the Golden Seeds LLC venture capital firm.
  • Leticia Gasca, global director for the Failure Institute and author of Surviving Failure.
  • Pedro López Sela, chief imagination officer for Fomento Geek and instructor for the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps.

Join the interactive webchat on November 15 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. EST (13:00 – 14:00 UTC).