Chao: I can't believe I worked for IBM for 3 years.
Daphne: I made a video blog online about my horrible boss. He saw it the next day and fired me...before I had the chance to quit!
Matt: High school. Junior prom. I wrote the date down wrong and only remembered when my date called the night of the prom...a half-hour after it had started.
Anonymous: I looked at an NSFW page thinking my boss was on his lunch, but he was actually sitting behind me.
Aaron: My first start-up, Picotent, was a crash-and-burn. Learned a lot, but made some investors unhappy.
Jennifer: I made an intern from another country cry because I was being too hard on her. I still feel terrible about it.
Anonymous: My roommate told me my book idea was stupid.
Anonymous: I've only got my high school diploma. I can't get a job anywhere.
Anonymous: I have no idea what college to apply to because all my interests are in pop culture and nothing academic!
Anonymous: I had a huge typo in an unfinished manuscript I once sent to a potential publisher.
Anonymous: Biggest failure? Working too hard during my first marriage, losing my wife.
Anonymous: I got fired from a job after only two weeks.
Anonymous: I'm a chef who once burned the entree for a top food critic in NYC.
Anonymous: In a recent audition, I spit really bad in the middle of a really important line.
Anonymous: Made the mistake of telling a former boss about my amazing product idea. He developed it and launched it himself.
Anonymous: I once went into a pitch meeting with huge armpit stains from sweating so much.
Anonymous: I'm in tech, but I'm also a huge foodie-- I once had really bad diarrhea at a food festival!