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Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Fail Up Night

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Open to the public; “Fail Up Night” is designed to encourage a conversation aimed at removing the negative stigma of failure. Seasoned entrepreneurs share their “failure” stories with students and encourage them to understand that failure is an opportunity to learn and grow. Entrepreneurs of all ages, levels of success, industry, etc. are invited to share their stories of failure and lessons learned.

October 26th Fail Up Night 5:30-7:00 p.m.

FREE and open to students and community!

Kinda Wilson is an entrepreneur, college business instructor, and writer. She has a passion for working with startups, and has launched three successful companies. Kinda currently teaches marketing at Oklahoma State University, and has innovated the classroom through teaching via a tool called The Marketing Game. Kinda is also a keynote and TEDx speaker and is passionate about helping people of all ages reach their full potential. She speaks at conferences and teaches workshops in the corporate, faith, and academic worlds. As if this weren’t already enough, Kinda Wilson is also an author. The Echo Factor is a book/project that takes pieces of science and psychology and mixes them with elements of storytelling and mystery.

Mike Fox is the CEO at RPX Technologies, Inc. Founded in 2007, RPX Technologies manufactures DynaVibe, vibration analyzer and dynamic propeller balancing systems, for fixed wing aircraft and rotorcraft. He has worked on 14 patents and 5 publications. He is passionate about turning ideas in revenue!