Fail Harder. Fail Faster. Fail Often.

Translation:

Take the BIG risk. Though you may fail. Execute quickly. Find mistakes. Repeat immediately. We are a student ran business that does NOT promote mediocrity.

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Melting My Brain Organized My Life

How Jordan Peterson taught me an antidote to chaos. Three of the Twelve rules that Jordan Peterson explains in his book, I find as a way to get out of a rut and into what I want to do with my life. Part 1: Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping In the opening to this chapter, Jordan Peterson talks about people needing medication and if they will

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Stop Standing in the Way of Yourself!

How I Got Out of My Head and Into My Life Do you sometimes get stuck in your head and keep yourself from pursuing something because you think you’re not good enough? If you answered yes, this is for you! This is how I used my “own textbook” to grow away from tearing myself down before I can work to build myself up.. “I am willing.” In the first chapter

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How Numbers Change the World

Programming is shaping the course of our universe. It’s the year 2019, and the future is creeping up on us faster and faster. Automated cars, space colonization, and foldable phones are just a small piece of the futuristic technology pie. “Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” Programming is a very fast growing profession. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from 2016 to 2026 alone

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Connections in California

      Recently a Web Design company in California contacted Grit9 and asked for some help with issues they were having along the line of business. The company “25Design” is a student-ran company right out of the classroom very similar to Grit9. They had contacted us asking for help, tips, and basic information on how to get better at what they do and how to improve their business. 25Design

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SXSWedu – Game Design Presentations

The new “Game Design Pipeline: Start middle school or new high school students in Ready Maker (GetReady.io), a cute little brother to Unity Transition from Ready Maker in Unity’s Playground Project Use the new Unity “Learn” platform (Launching June 2019) to transition into Unity by learning: C# fundamentals Unity basics VR development   Teaching Game Design – from Ready to Unity Take a sticker! Rock-Paper-Scissors Checkers Teaching Game Design starts

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Choose Your Own Textbook

“Choose a non-fiction book to better yourself” These were the only instructions. Another opportunity afforded by the web design and photo-scanning work that we do has manifested; this time in the form of…”textbooks”. This did not need to revolved around technology or even entrepreneurship. The very process of them taking an honest look at what they need for themselves is being entrepreneurial. Students chose what matters to them, not what

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EQ>IQ

Emotional Intelligence is a Better Predictor of Success than Intelligence        For years people believed that the main way to find if people would be successful was to look at their IQ. More

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001- Choose Your Own Textbook

In Episode 1, students in the Tech and Entrepreneurship class were given a unique opportunity: Choose a textbook for yourself. Really, it’s more of a self-help book from Amazon than a textbook. Part of being entrepreneurial is taking care of yourself so that you are prepared to capitalize on opportunities outside of yourself. This episode contains the stories and choices they made. Enjoy!

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