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Fear & Failure

by Patrick Byrne | 1:45 – 2:35 in Theater | View Schedule

In this talk, I discuss imposter syndrome, fear of failure, and how to combat them; I follow this up with a discussion on ways to cope with (inevitable) failure and benefit from it. Feel free to take a look at the slides and a rough script if you want to know more about the content.

I've given this talk at a number of meetups around town, and it's always lead to lively and insightful Q&A and audience discussion, which is always my favorite part.

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Patrick Byrne

I never know what to write in these spaces without sounding either trite or phony. Probably the easiest way to learn about who I am at the moment is by taking a look at my Twitter profile, though my wife is arguably funnier, better looking, and smarter than I am and my 5-month-old son is certainly more adorable.

I write software (a lot of it publicly visible on GitHub), mainly because I can't not. I work at Dribbble, the awesomest social network for designers. I enjoy cooking and reading.