Failure

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How to Stop Sabotaging Success

Three experienced entrepreneurs provide advice on what they did to ensure they wouldn't fail at their endeavor.

The Answers to These 3 Questions Will Get You Through the Low Points

Entrepreneurship is an uncertain path to success but you are guaranteed to learn about yourself.

The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Nothing sets an entrepreneur up for a fall like early success.

Comcast Apparently Gets Customer Fired, Breaks Every Rule of Business

This may be the most outrageous example of bad customer service you'll ever hear.

4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.

The Joy of Raising a Teen Entrepreneur

A 13-year-old gets a great education, watching his dad run a business and starting his very own.

Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders

The top reason might surprise you. Or perhaps it won't.

Spoiler Alert -- This Season's Hottest TV Shows Hold Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurs

These trends from the small screen might provide insights about how to be a better performer in the business world.

This Wristband Delivers Electric Shocks When You're Slacking

In a slump? Don’t try harder. Electrocute yourself. Seriously.

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble

Tony Hsieh, a cult-like figure and the CEO of Zappos, is reportedly stepping down as leader of his $350 million project to transform Downtown Las Vegas into a city built entirely for entrepreneurs.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.

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.
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