Mistakes

News and Articles About Mistakes

5 Lessons on Being Wrong
Leadership

5 Lessons on Being Wrong

Your first choice is rarely the optimal choice.
James Clear
How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions
Failure

How These Entrepreneurs Failed Their Way to Millions

These resilient entrepreneurs bounced back after losing it all, again and again.
Michelle Goodman
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
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: You Learn From Your Mistakes, Not Your Successes
Failure

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
Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur
Mistakes

Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur

A lawyer turned technology startup founder found out about these lessons the hard way.
David Greenberg
This Is the No. 1 Mistake Salespeople Make
Sales Strategies

This Is the No. 1 Mistake Salespeople Make

Want to drive tons of new revenue for your startup. Avoid making this mistake at all costs.
Jason Fell
6 Reasons Your PR Is Failing
Public Relations

6 Reasons Your PR Is Failing

Everyone is confused about what publicists do these days. Understand some of the common pitfalls and strategize more effectively with a pro.
Christine Perkett
Not All Failure Should Be Celebrated
Failure

Not All Failure Should Be Celebrated

When it comes to failure, entrepreneurs should be taking healthy and educated risk that may yield a setback, rather than failing just to fail.
Why Overcoming Failure Is the First Step Toward Success
Failure

Why Overcoming Failure Is the First Step Toward Success

The silver lining to making business mistakes is that you get to do better the next time.
Firas Kittaneh
Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students
Education

Carnegie Mellon Mistakenly Accepts -- Then Rejects -- 800 Grad School Students

The university sent out an apology acknowledging the 'disappointment' created by the error.
Geoff Weiss
8 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Brand
Social Media

8 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Brand

Social media has great potential for businesses looking to increase their reach, traffic and leads, if used correctly.
Jayson DeMers
The 10 Biggest Mistakes in Sales
Sales Strategies

The 10 Biggest Mistakes in Sales

In today's world, you need to think differently. If you're doing any of these things, it's time to stop.
Grant Cardone
6 Reasons Customers Aren't Opening Your Emails (Infographic)
Infographics

6 Reasons Customers Aren't Opening Your Emails (Infographic)

Avoid these common email marketing sins or end up in the trash folder of eternal doom.
Kim Lachance Shandrow