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News and Articles About Failure

When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye

Conventional wisdom says entrepreneurs should never give up. But after much reflection, I realized this was wrong.

The Main Reason Startups Don't Last

Innovate or fail? Which will be the path of your new entrepreneurial venture?

5 Decisions Every Entrepreneur Must Face

Business owners should be prepared to face these forks in the road head on if they want to keep moving ahead.

How This Entrepreneur With a Famous Name Failed His Way to Success

A little-known member of the Bush family advises finding a business that can make money doing society some good, preferably in niche with little competition.

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.

The Hard Truth of Entrepreneurship: You Will Suffer

Achieving the results you're striving for will take pushing yourself. It will be painful, but it will be worth it in the end.

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.

The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day

Set yourself up for success by doing these five things every single day.

4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup

If your brand feels a bit stale lately, it may be time to get back in touch with your startup roots. Here is how.

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 Athletics Can Teach About the Characteristics of Great Leaders

A coach shares his lessons from the basketball court, noting that the failure quotient is more important than IQ.

When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

Coaching someone right before a presentation? Avoid emphasizing the very behaviors to be avoided.

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.

3 Ways to Overcome Fear Immediately

If there is one thing that holds people back each day from achieving high levels of success, it is fear. Here are a few ways to get past this emotion.

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.

The Retail Giants That Disappeared

From Circuit City to KB Toys, a look at the popular stores that went bust over the last 25 years.

Fight Overthinking, That Destroyer of Decision Making

By worrying and ruminating about your choices, you can slow down the very mental processes that you need.

Corner Office Turnover: Why CEOs Succeed or Fail

Those unprepared for the role can be caught off guard and find themselves out of the job soon after.

Mysterious Google Barge in Maine to be Scrapped

One half of Google's expensive clandestine project is no more.

5 Stern Truths You Need to Know Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

If you hunger for success, you can't let failure intimidate you.

4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many different factors, but often, it comes down to these four recurring problems.

10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

The ability to keep making progress may just be the greatest skill an entrepreneur can learn.

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.
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