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5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

No startup business plan is so good that it anticipates every twist and change in the market and customer demand. To thrive, anticipate the unknown.
Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail

Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail

Every new business owner faces an uphill battle for survival. Find out what hurdles you might encounter in the salon/spa industry.
When You Focus on Failure Statistics, You May End Up One

When You Focus on Failure Statistics, You May End Up One

Statistics tell you everything and nothing at the same time. So anyone that lets failure statistics affect their willingness to start a business has already lost the entrepreneur game.
What Bouncing Back From 3 Lost Super Bowls Taught Me About Celebrating Failure

What Bouncing Back From 3 Lost Super Bowls Taught Me About Celebrating Failure

An entrepreneur who avoids risk for fear of failure is far worse off than an entrepreneur who fails, learns and tries again.
5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

5 Ways to Rekindle Your Optimism After You Crash and Burn

Hardship and failure is part of the entrepreneur's life. Here are some strategies to deal.
Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

Successful Entrepreneurs Thrive in Failure, So Embrace It When It's Inevitable

A business ending shouldn't be seen as the end of the line. With each defeat, comes important lessons to get it right next time.
Brutal Lessons From 4 Failed Startups

Brutal Lessons From 4 Failed Startups

Learning from mistakes is smart. Learning from somebody else's mistakes is brilliant.
Got Conviction? Then You Can Drive Your Business to Success.

Got Conviction? Then You Can Drive Your Business to Success.

Having a coherent, clear and resolute execution of your company's strategy will help you set your firm apart from its competitors.
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.
Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick

Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick

It's easier to make money with a job. Entrepreneurs who succeed do it because it is hard.
Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Don't Let These 7 Excuses Sink Your Startup

Rather than quitting, look for alternatives: pivot the business model or merge with new partners for support.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

Often entrepreneurs are anxious to get their startup up and running but not taking the time to make sure all the ducks are all lined up can cause a major headache down the road.
Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

For our series The Grind, the founder of a healthy salad restaurant explains why she decided to call it a day and shut her restaurant doors.
How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

On the path to startup success, expect to hit multiple roadblocks along the way.
5 Lessons I Learned From My Failed Kickstarter Campaign

5 Lessons I Learned From My Failed Kickstarter Campaign

YogoSport founder Ryon Lane offers advice to young entrepreneurs about how to make your Kickstarter project a success.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Student Entrepreneur and How I Learned From Them

Like many newbie business owners, YE CollegeTreps columnist Sarah Haselkorn has made mistakes. The important thing, she says, is to learn from them.
Why 'You' May Be Standing in the Way of Your Company's Success

Why 'You' May Be Standing in the Way of Your Company's Success

In business, as in life, your preconceived notions can wreck your future potential. To stamp them out, consider an attitude adjustment.

3 Tips for Learning From Your Business Failures

College entrepreneur Cam Jacox on how he turned his setbacks into opportunities.

Why Being 'Good' Can Help You Build a Successful Startup

When you work for yourself, your reputation is your most important asset. Here's how to keep it looking shiny and new.
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
How to Know When It's Time to Walk Away

How to Know When It's Time to Walk Away

Starting a business takes passion -- and often a reality check. Here's how to know when moving on might be the best thing for your business.
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

If your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.

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