In this episode of Podcast Awesome, host Matt Johnson talks with Font Awesome founder Dave Gandy about the lessons learned from failing in business and life. They discuss Gandy's experience of flunking out of MIT twice and how it impacted his journey as an entrepreneur. They also delve into a story about the Font Awesome 5 Kickstarter campaign and the self-fulfilling prophecies that can shape our beliefs and reality. Gandy shares his insights into the startup world and the power of believing a lie long enough that it becomes the truth.
00:04:54 Failure is not final.
00:07:30 Embrace reality and grow.
00:10:06 Failure is an opportunity for growth.
00:18:56 Nothing is ever truly failure.
00:23:25 Find trustworthy partners for success.
00:27:05 Trust your teammates.
00:29:09 Try hard things and learn.
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