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Attended Carlson School of Management
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Entrepreneur & corporate innovator Bill Wilder shares his story of failure & success

From our Phoenix Rising Event on May 20th, 2015:

Entrepreneur and corporate innovator Bill Wilder shares his story of failure in closing down a business he had co-founded and his success in doubling the size of a corporate internal business unit by growing an incremental $250m.

Congrats Bill! It has been fun to watch your amazing journey.

+William Wilder #Failure #Success

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How will +Target respond to their Canadian failure? #failure  
Yesterday Target Corporation announced that it was closing its 133 Canadian stores. This announcement comes less than two years after they launched their first Canadian stores in March 2013. According to Target CEO Brian Cornell the decision came down to the fact that it would take six more ...
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Veterans Day Lesson from Lt Col Mark Weber : US Army uses After Action Reviews to quickly learn from ‪failures ‬. http://buff.ly/1sz8Mkk

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+Geek Squad Founder +Robert Stephens shares his story of entrepreneurship, risk taking, & an expensive 99 cent burrito.

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Best Buy acquired the then startup Geek Squad which had been founded by entrepreneur Robert Stephens in 1994. During a recent interview Robert shared his story of entrepreneurship, risk taking, acquisition strategies, his pick for Most Visionary CEO, and an expensive 99 cent burrito.
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My interview with Jon Wittmayer, former Founder and President of inSphere
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+Tom Henderson - do you ever feel as if the "quality" or "interest level" of the audiobook improves or hinders your distance or pace?
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Google+ is dead... Long live Google+! http://buff.ly/1DyYvcM #failure #innovation #lessonslearned
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You do not have to know the solution to see the problem.  However, are you proposing anything or just pointing out the problem?
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This might make some people a little worried...
 
Until last week, AT&T had been inserting a unique identifier in web traffic sent by phones and other devices on its wireless network.
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AT&T has worried me since 641a.
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"When Failure Is Your Starting Point There Is Nowhere to Go but Up"

My interview with Tanya Fiddler the Executive Director of Four Bands Community Fund. Read about their incredible journey to teach financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills to one of the poorest communities in the nation. via PollenMidwest.org

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Business Skills, Financial Literacy, & Personal Resolve! A new school in Minneapolis, Venture Academy is focused on exactly this mission! +Jonathan Bacal +Venture Academy 
 
We should start teaching our children business skills in schools. Why? Because, from business skills come life skills virg.in/fkl
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Strategy & Innovation Consultant, Writer, & Speaker
Employment
  • Stanford & Griggs
    CEO & Founder, 2012 - present
  • Best Buy
    Director, 2003 - 2012
  • Morgan Stanley
    Vice President, 1997 - 2003
  • World Wide Web Solution Providers
    Entrepreneur / Consultant, 1994 - 1997
  • Synergistic Software Systems
    Applications Programmer / Sys Admin, 1992 - 1995
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Inver Grove Heights, MN
Previously
South Orange, NJ - New York, NY - Bloomington, MN - Minneapolis, MN - St. Paul, MN
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Matt Hunt is passionate about helping people understand the importance of learning from failure.
Introduction
Matt Hunt: Passionate About Failure. Ardent Author/Writer. Adoring Father. Business Strategy Zealot, Tech Enthusiast. Social Media Maven, Avid Reader. Zen Golfer. Steadfast Runner. Political Junkie. Budding Philosopher. Formerly @BestBuy & @MorganStanley
Education
  • Carlson School of Management
    MBA - Strategy / Finance / MIS, 1995 - 1997
  • Carlson School of Management
    BSB - MIS / Business Ethics, 1989 - 1994
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
    Policy Fellow, 2009 - 2010
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