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The Wrong Way to Set Business Goals

Four tips on how to set goals for your business that will lead to more success and satisfaction.

3 Tips for Leading Successful Change

Why understanding human behavior is essential for new initiatives to thrive.

How to Test Your Business Ideas

Rather than viewing your business goals as a straight line, try this method of zigzagging your way to success.

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

Three tips to help you keep a optimistic outlook on the challenges of running a business.

How to Navigate Growth During a Startup's Early Years

Thinking about where your startup will be five or 10 years down the road may seem like a lesson in futility, but it'll help you keep growth top of mind. Here are four tips for planning for growth.

Succeeding Through Failure and Other Tips This Week

Failing upward, knowing when to abandon ship, the importance of starting negotiations and more: our best tips of the week.

How 5 Successful Entrepreneurs Bounced Back After Failure

From stolen inventory to legal woes these five fearless 'treps clawed their way back from disaster.

Inside Silicon Valley's Annual Failure Conference

At FailCon, entrepreneurs study other's failures and how to prepare for their success.

How Your Failures Can Help You Succeed

Failure is inevitable, but is there a right way to go wrong? An open mindset and a willingness to learn from mistakes can be all that stand between glorious comeback and utter collapse.

James Dyson on Using Failure to Drive Success

The innovative inventor of the dual cyclone vacuum cleaner explains why failing is a key component to the creative process.

How to Stop Over Thinking and Get Things Done

Three tips to help business leaders improve their decision making and increase productivity.

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.

3 Steps for Fixing Big Business Blunders

Everyone makes mistakes, here's advice from a pro on how to come back strong after even the most embarrassing slip-ups.

Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

Running a business is hard enough without worrying about wildfires or hurricanes. But a solid plan can help your business stay open and productive if disaster strikes.

How to Properly Close Your Business

Remember to take care of these five things when if you have to go out of business.

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.

Embracing Failure on the Path to Success

Leading entrepreneurs and innovators learn from their mistakes and accept that failures are inevitable in finding success.

Barbara Corcoran on the Secret to Handling Rejection

In this 'Trep Talk Extra, the Shark Tank star and angel investor shares why failing well has always helped her in business.

How Do You Define Business Success?

After five grueling months mining for gold, Hoffman's crew from 'Gold Rush Alaska' fell short. Here's why setting business goals -- even small ones -- can leave you feeling like a winner.

Toshiba America's CEO on How to Embrace Risk

Mark Simons, CEO of Toshiba America Information Systems, discusses how a business can go from good to great by taking risks, not being afraid of failure -- and learning from mistakes. He talks with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'

Spreading the Gospel on a Lean, Mean Startup Strategy

Eric Ries talks about the ideas behind his new book 'The Lean Startup.'

Insights: On Moving Past a Fear of Failure

Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about conquering common business anxieties.

Seth Godin on Failing Until You Succeed

Author Seth Godin shares his views on taking risks, challenging the status quo and starting a business with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.' (20:34)

Seth Godin on How He Started As an Entrepreneur

Author and blogger Seth Godin speaks about business success with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'
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