On Failing Big

Being an entrepreneur, by definition, means foregoing the comforts that come with a salaried job and venturing out into the unknown. On the one hand it’s very empowering, but on the other it can also be absolutely terrifying.

Entrepreneurs all expect to learn some lessons the hard way, but what if your worst fear actually comes to pass? What if you not only fail but fail big?

Few would guess that I, CEO and founder of Cloudability, have a big failure under my belt. From all outside appearances the company has been pretty successful. We were named one of the most promising cloud companies of 2011 in our first year in business, and we’ve won several awards since. Now set to double our workforce in 2014, we’ve been nominated for TAO’s Tech Company of the Year.

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