Failure

SXSW Thought Leaders on Failing Better & Finding Your Way
SXSW 2015

SXSW Thought Leaders on Failing Better & Finding Your Way

Couldn't make the conference? Didn't take great notes? Here's our roundup of some of the best tips from thought leaders you'd do well to remember.
How This Olympian Nurtures a Winning Mindset: 'Never, Ever Personalize Your Failure' (VIDEO)
Failure

How This Olympian Nurtures a Winning Mindset: 'Never, Ever Personalize Your Failure' (VIDEO)

'Make the adjustments and take what you learned from that and use that as a catalyst to catapult you to the top,' says wrestling great Nate Carr.
Geoff Weiss
Why You Should Wear Your Mistakes Proudly
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why You Should Wear Your Mistakes Proudly

In this book excerpt, KIND Healthy Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky reflects on what failure can teach you about your business.
Daniel Lubetzky
Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?
Failure

Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?

You should first examine your ability to handle uncertainty and, yes, failure.
Eran Dror
7 Ways to Think Differently About Fear
Leadership

7 Ways to Think Differently About Fear

When you know fear and how to use it, it can be a springboard to future success.
Sherrie Campbell
5 Common (And Expensive) Pitfalls Newbie Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid
Mistakes

5 Common (And Expensive) Pitfalls Newbie Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

No matter the preparation that goes into your new small business, you'll learn many hard lessons along the way.
Cindy Yang
5 Big Problems to Look Out for in Your Startup's First 3 Years
Grow Your Business

5 Big Problems to Look Out for in Your Startup's First 3 Years

Monitor these issues to prevent your venture from becoming one of the walking dead.
Andrew Cravenho
OK, So You Failed. Now What?
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OK, So You Failed. Now What?

Three Things You Should Understand About Failure.
Tasha Eurich
How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions
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How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions

These resilient entrepreneurs bounced back after losing it all, again and again.
Michelle Goodman
SXSW: How to Build a Staff That Works
SXSW

SXSW: How to Build a Staff That Works

A psychology expert on this panel reveals tricks and tips to help get more out of your team.
Jacob Hall
How Persistence Paid Off for This 'Shark Tank' Star
Failure

How Persistence Paid Off for This 'Shark Tank' Star

Barbara Corcoran's life is studded with episodes of failure and rejection. Here, the startup investor and real-estate entrepreneur reflects on how she's pulled through.
Lauren Covello
The 3 Reasons Most People Fall Short at Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

The 3 Reasons Most People Fall Short at Entrepreneurship

I chatted with mega hustler Gary Vaynerchuk to find out what you can do to not fall into the very crowded space of wannapreneurs.
Matt Mayberry
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes
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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes

Failure hurts, but it often provides an invaluable learning opportunity.
Laura Entis
5 Inventors Who Regret the Products They Created
Mistakes

5 Inventors Who Regret the Products They Created

From K-Cups to pop-up ads, the creators behind these popular tools and products say they are sorry for what they've done.
Nina Zipkin