Now each week we appoint someone who is the failure of the week — meaning they tried something new, it didn’t work out, and we want to celebrate that they tried
5th Time’s a Charm. Happy Birthday to Us
theSkimm
2023

Patrick Pichette (Google’s former CFO) would give out a “brave penguin” award to people who tried to do big/impressive things but that didn’t work out. It referenced that the first penguin jumping into the water was pretty f**king brave to go first despite the dangers. It’s a smart thing to recognize!

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