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The Top 3 Mistakes Businesses Make After a Hack
Cybersecurity

The Top 3 Mistakes Businesses Make After a Hack

A cybersecurity expert explains what not to do after a data breach.
Carly Okyle
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business
Starting a Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

From not having a business plan to spreading yourself too thin on social media, here are a few things founders should avoid when starting a business.
Carolyn Sun
Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Embrace 'Good Enough'
Perfectionist

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Embrace 'Good Enough'

It's hard to be a perfectionist when you are an entrepreneur. Frankly, it's also often counterproductive.
Carol Roth
3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes
Mistakes

3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes

Mistakes are inevitable. What comes after is up to you.
Matthew Turner
9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business
Startup Mistakes

9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

You don't necessarily need an MBA, but do be sure to have a plan.
Nicole Lapin
Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown
Comcast

Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown

The mass media company faces another customer-service blunder after someone tried to cancel the family's cable service.
Carly Okyle
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.
Sharí 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