Main dish#1: Public Events
• Keep things simple
• Always ask questions
• Use materials on the website.
• We’re non-profit. We cannot provide a
financial support. (You might need a
• Participants >= 50
• Speakers >= 2
• Camera & Materials*
• Refreshments & So! Drinks*
* Materials are downloadable on our website (Resources). Materials consist of Posters(A4), Name
tags, Videos, Presentation slides, and so forth.
* While refreshments and soft drinks are not essential, they easily make people happy.
• 17:30-18:00 Opening & Intro Material*
• 18:00-19:30 2~3 Speaker Talks*
• 19:30-20:00 Open Mic Session*
• 20:00- A!er Party
* Presentation & Video materials (Intro, 5 interviews, and two collages) will be published on the
website. You could select the video you think will best suit your target audience.
* Talk should last less than 30 minutes. The recommended format is (10m: failure + 10m: lessons
+ 5m: Q&A)
* Open Mic sessions: Anyone could come up to the stage and share their failures and lessons
within 5 mins. There should a timer who does his job strictly. And encourage the big applause
after each sharing. When someone tells inappropriate stories, use your common sense and
• Post-secret: Participants confess to their failures by writing them down
in a post card. Later we display on the web.
• Cool Failure Competition: Compete with each other for the cool failure
experience they have. The winner gets a small prize.
• ‘Doomed to fail’ Games: Have participants do tricky things (e.g. Juggling
or Tongue twister before audience.) The point is to make them fail. The
one with most courage will be rewarded.
• Pledge Bold Action: Prepare a big white board or an equivalent. Let
people publicly announce their dreams.
* For more details or suggestions, contact [email protected]
* Only when you have extra time and energy, use the above. While they will significantly improve
the taste of the event, you should remember not to overdo them; Less is more.
Chef ’s Duty
1. Inform us when and where you will
organize an event. (contact us)
2. Take as many photos as possible.
3. Cook a one-page report on what
happened, which will be collected for
One more thing...
Make sure people use
Next is Desserts.