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We might not be fast at releasing episodes, but it's all about positioning, right? The 4th episode of Season 3 features the wonderful April Dunford! April has been involved with 7 tech startups (6 of them were acquired), 3 global tech giants and over 25 years of experience in the world of product marketing. We talk about product positioning and letting your failures actually sink in.

All things April:
www.aprildunford.com

Get her book: Obviously Awesome
https://www.amazon.com/Obviously-Awesome-Product-Positioning-Customers/dp/1999023005/

Season 3 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

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The—perhaps delayed, yet definitely worth-the-wait 3rd episode of Season 3 is here! Jordan Boesche, founder of rapid-growth company 7Shifts joins us and tells us about his journey through the entrepreneurial gauntlet. Hint: It's not without it's hiccups..

Entrepreneurs and techies won't want to miss this episode!

7Shifts:
https://www.7shifts.com/

Season 3 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://stonesandhustle.com

Also, check out http://obie.ai & http://archcanada.io to support the boys.

Season 3 rolls on with the ever-so lovely Erin Bury. Erin was recognized by Marketing Magazine as one of the top 30 under 30, she is a tech entrepreneur as well as a professional speaker. Her background, like most, was not paved with sunshine and rainbows. Erin shares her war stories from founding BetaKit (betakit.com), managing Eighty Eight agency and recently taking over as the CEO of Willful.

Everything Erin:
http://www.erinbury.com

Willful:
https://willful.co

Season 3 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://stonesandhustle.com

Also, check out http://obie.ai & http://archcanada.io to support the boys.

A historic beginning to Season 3 of the podcast when we sat down with Guy Kawasaki. Author of over a dozen best-selling books, an instrumental member of the original Macintosh team and pioneer of technology evangelism (to name a few). Guy shares stories working for Steve Jobs in the early days of Apple, his thoughts on failure and announces something brand new he's working on for the first time!

Everything Guy:
guykawasaki.com

Guy's Favorite Book:
https://www.amazon.ca/If-You-Want-Write-Independence/dp/9650060286

Season 3 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: www.stonesandhustle.com

Also, check out www.obie.ai & www.archcanada.io to support the boys.

We sat down to give you a sneak peak at what to expect for the newest season of your favorite podcast. Okay, a podcast. Anyways, whether you're new to the show or a seasoned veteran, this season is going to be huge (and worth the wait).

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PLEASE: Let us know what we can do to make the show better for you in Season 3, 4 and beyond! @theAOTFpodcast or info@theaotf.com

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The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

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It got real when we sat down with Steli Efti, author, entrepreneur, sales guru and CEO of Close.io. Steli shares his story of moving across the globe to pursue his dreams in Silicon Valley, as well as his top 3 sales failures most startups make (and can avoid).

Close More Deals:
https://close.io/

How to deliver winning saas demos:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/151770782X/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

The ultimate startup guide to outbound sales how to turn cold leads into hot customers:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1505725054/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

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This episode is packed full of insights and laughs as we are joined by Mark Bowden, world renowned body language expert, keynote speaker, author and entrepreneur. Mark share's the rocky start to his entrepreneurial journey, while also offering some of his greatest body language secrets for those in the midst of failure.

Mark's Website:
http://truthplane.com/

Buy Mark's New Book:
https://www.amazon.ca/Truth-Lies-People-Really-Thinking/dp/1443452092

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://www.stonesandhustle.com

On this episode we're joined by Stephen Verbeek, founder and CEO of Hello Cannabis and a good friend to the show. Stephen shares the traumatic story of an injury that turned into an addiction and eventually the inspiration for Hello Cannabis today.

Hello Cannabis Website:
https://www.hellocannabis.ca

The book Stephen mentioned:
https://www.amazon.ca/Good-Psychopaths-Guide-Success-psychopath/dp/1910167436

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://www.stonesandhustle.com

This time on the podcast we had the pleasure of sitting down with Melanie Sodka, entrepreneur, professor, speaker, author and (if that wasn't enough) host of the podcast "Capacity Creator". We have some good laughs while Melanie helps us navigate around the topic of capacity, and her journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurship and beyond.

Book Melanie recommended:
https://www.amazon.ca/What-Do-You-Idea/dp/1938298071

Melanie's Website:
https://www.melaniesodka.com/

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://www.stonesandhustle.com

In this brand new episode we sit down with the ever so kind Patrick Lor, Managing Director of Panache Ventures, co-founder of iStock Photo, Dissolve and more. Pat walks us through his journey from the corporate life into entrepreneurship, big time exits and beyond while stopping along the way to highlight some juicy failures and lessons learned.

https://www.panache.vc/

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: stonesandhustle.com

On this episode we had the pleasure of an extra long sit down with Jeremy Tunnell, one of the co-founders that started the billion dollar company Thumbtack. We share some laughs for what Thumbtack could have been named, get deep talking about Jeremy's departure from the company, and even dabble into some politics as we learn where Jeremy's heading next. You won't want to miss this one.

www.jeremytunnel.com

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: stonesandhustle.com

On S2 E2 we're joined by Edwin Frondozo, co-founder of Slingshot VoIP and host of award-winning The Business Leadership Podcast. Edwin opens up and talks about his early days working in corporate, his journey as an entrepreneur and some of the struggles he's faced starting up companies.

The Business Leadership Podcast: https://thebusinessleadership.com/

Season 2 of The Art of The Fail is proudly sponsored by Stones & Hustle, the ultimate lifestyle brand for entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Get your gear: http://stonesandhustle.com