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8 Ways Intelligent People Use Failure to Their Advantage
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8 Ways Intelligent People Use Failure to Their Advantage

Failure is an inevitable part of life, but smart people know how to make it work for them.
Travis Bradberry
'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'
Jeremy Bloom

'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'

Jeremy Bloom is a two-time Olympian, a former NFL football player and a successful entrepreneur. But he says that's only a part of his story.
Catherine Clifford
Why Small Business Failure Rates are Declining
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Why Small Business Failure Rates are Declining

Starting a business still carries risk, but the percentage of companies shutting down has slowed over the past few decades.
Scott Shane
6 Lessons I Wish I'd Known Before My Business Failed
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6 Lessons I Wish I'd Known Before My Business Failed

I had a great idea, passion and talent, but that wasn't enough. I learned these lessons the hard way so that you don't have to.
Jesse Kramer
No Matter What They Say, Failure Sucks
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No Matter What They Say, Failure Sucks

The pundits say that whoever fails the most wins. The pundits are wrong.
Steve Tobak
What to Do When Things Fall Apart
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What to Do When Things Fall Apart

If we don't breakdown, we don't breakthrough.
Lewis Howes
2 Lessons You Can Learn From Entrepreneurial Failure
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2 Lessons You Can Learn From Entrepreneurial Failure

Failure isn't always bad -- if you can take something away from it that makes you a better leader.
Steve Tobak
Why You Need to Stop Trying to 'Fail Fast'
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Why You Need to Stop Trying to 'Fail Fast'

Instead of worrying about failing, try focusing on making your business a success and see where it leads you.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down
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Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down

The company surprised clients and employees Monday morning with an email announcing its closure.
Nina Zipkin
How Jack Ma and Robert Herjavec Confront Failure
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How Jack Ma and Robert Herjavec Confront Failure

So, you've hit rock-bottom. Are you making the most of it?
Tanya Benedicto Klich
6 Ways You Can Make Bad Situations Better
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6 Ways You Can Make Bad Situations Better

When life gives you lemons, well, you know what to do.
Chelsea Berler
Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.
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Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.

Successful businesses have cash to hire skilled employees to serve a known market. It's remarkable how often founders overlook those basics.
Peter S. Cohan
How One Entrepreneur Hit Rock Bottom Then Climbed to the Top
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How One Entrepreneur Hit Rock Bottom Then Climbed to the Top

After taking on the nightclub business in the 1970s, including creating the legendary Studio 54, Ian Schrager turned to hotels.
Ian Schrager
7 Fatal Mistakes Founders Make Just When Business Is Getting Good
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7 Fatal Mistakes Founders Make Just When Business Is Getting Good

When everything is starting to click and the business is beginning to grow, be cautious. But not too cautious.
Larry Alton