Serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history, NASA carried out the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, & galvanized the world.
The visionary trio crossed all gender & race lines to inspire generations to dream big!
And failure is hardly something to be ashamed of in tech; usually it’s heralded as a mark of having shot for the moon, something to be prized and not frowned upon.
Lefkofsky began his first venture, athletic-apparel maker Brandon Apparel, which he and Keywell bought after graduating law school together, in 1994.
“It ended up being a huge failure,” Lefkofsky wrote on his blog.
It's pretty much what you'd expect a novice executive to say back then, when it was all about money and not at all about creating something good.
if we get wacked [sic] on the ride down-who gives a shit... WE HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE...”This is a quote from the dot-com era.
The former owner of Brandon reportedly sued the company, as did National Football League Properties and Major League Baseball Properties.
The city of Columbus, Wisc., loaned Brandon 0,000 to create jobs in the city, but the company closed the plant not long after getting the loan and the city was forced to write off the loan.The hugely popular HIDDEN FIGURES is an entertaining true story, PG-rated movie that all audiences should see! Henson, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, True Story, PG, 125 Minutes Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by W.Bruce Cameron, A DOG’S PURPOSE shares the soulful & surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his life through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh & love. Stars Britt Robertson & Dennis Quaid, Family/Book adaptation, PG, 120 Minutes.HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P.Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) & Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) – brilliant African-American women mathematicians who provide crucial calculations for NASA’s Space Race against the Soviets."They basically bailed out of Columbus, and that seems to be their ongoing tactic,” Columbus’s city attorney said at the time.