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Nothing Great Comes from Avoiding Failure

Jason Calacanis entrepreneur and angel investor discussing Elon Musk

Calacanis discussed the difficulties and failures that Elon Musk CEO Tesla and Space X, had over the years with Space X prior to its successful spacecraft launch. 

“[] the lesson here is resiliency.  Because nothing great doesn’t come without a lot of failure, a lot of heartache, a lot of pain. That is the lesson of entrepreneurship for me.” Jason Calacanis  TWiST (This Week in Startups) #262  News Panel with David Carter and James Altucher @ 1.09 hr. into interview,  Published Jun 2, 2012 ;  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FkbLGguOmk

Probably 95% of Successful Businesses Pivot

Jason Calacanis entrepreneur and angel investor

“[] It’s probably 95% of successful businesses pivot.  Nobody gets it right the first time.  By definition because if your first idea is your best idea, then you’re probably not a very dynamic entrepreneur, right?  If you say [] when I was 25 years old [I] came up with my best idea, and I didn’t have another great idea for the next 20 years of my career, something is wrong.”  Jason Calacanis, TWiST Meetup, London vs. Berlin - TWiST #270 @ 45 min., Published on Jun 29, 2012; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_6h8XWfUO8