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Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process
Business Mistakes

Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process

Kmart inadvertently canceled online layaway orders for customers and is scrambling to fix the issue.
Carly Okyle
5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal
Sony

5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal

Professionals in any industry can learn from the most dramatic story to come out of Hollywood in years.
Carly Okyle
5 Behaviors You Need to Stop So Your Business Can Grow
Business Mistakes

5 Behaviors You Need to Stop So Your Business Can Grow

An entrepreneur's business is a reflection of themselves. Sometimes, that's the problem.
John Boitnott
4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure
Failure

4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure

Israeli electric car company Better Place made several mistakes that by themselves wouldn't have spelled disaster. Combined though, they spelled calamity.
Daniel Wesley
Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps
Mistakes

Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Everyone makes mistakes but when you're the one in the corner office, many people will hear about that inadvertent remark or slipup. Here's how to fix it.
SharĂ­ Alexander
Brutal Lessons From 4 Failed Startups
Business Failure

Brutal Lessons From 4 Failed Startups

Learning from mistakes is smart. Learning from somebody else's mistakes is brilliant.
John Boitnott
The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face
Mistakes

The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face

Launching and running a company is no walk in the park. Be aware of these challenges before you jump into starting a business.
JT Ripton
7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Following these sins could kill your business. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to fix these blunders.
Dana Brownlee
What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.
Business Mistakes

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.
Chad Cox
5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To
Growth Strategies

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Joshua Steimle
Pushy Sales Reps and Unreliable Vendors: How to Survive in the Unpredictable World of Business
Growth Strategies

Pushy Sales Reps and Unreliable Vendors: How to Survive in the Unpredictable World of Business

Green Bean salad-shop owner delves into how she handles dealing with unpredictable people.
Sarah Haselkorn
The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Student Entrepreneur and How I Learned From Them
Entrepreneurs

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.
Sarah Haselkorn
Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012
Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
Diana Ransom
Social-Media Maven Amy Jo Martin on Working Hard and Being a Renegade
Marketing

Social-Media Maven Amy Jo Martin on Working Hard and Being a Renegade

Digital Royalty's Amy Jo Martin left the Phoenix Suns to launch her digital and social-media empire. Here are her tips for how to score more points with customers.
Shira Lazar