The Secret to Success: Fail More Often

Feb 29, 2012 3:13:06 AM

It’s a little-known fact that Microsoft founders Bill Gates’ and Paul Allen’s first “big idea” was to build a business around collecting traffic data for engineers. The company was called Traf-O-Data—no joke—and one can only imagine Gates rallying around the dream of “a light post on every corner, of every street, processing traffic everywhere.”

But, the company failed. Read the full blog post from Jay Papasan on the KellerINK blog.