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Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup
Ready To Launch

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup

Be mindful of how you spend your time, foster your confidence and definitely watch that bottom line during the first few years of your new business.
Ryan Coisson
The 5 Most Damaging Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make
Marketing Mistakes

The 5 Most Damaging Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

One thing to learn is that you can't market to everyone all at once, just because 'everyone' is the largest possible audience.
Jayson DeMers
3 Major Sales Mistakes You Must Avoid
Sales

3 Major Sales Mistakes You Must Avoid

Consultant Jeff Hoffman addresses three common problems.
5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan
Loans

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan

There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Sam Hodges
Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes
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Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes

There's an epidemic of business and political leaders making lame excuses, playing the blame game, and failing to hold themselves accountable.
Steve Tobak
Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet
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Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet

That person you thought you hit it off with at a conference won't answer your calls? The Iceberg Theory will fix that for you.
Leonard Kim
5 Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs Hitting Rock Bottom
Failure

5 Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs Hitting Rock Bottom

Once you embrace the risks and failures most business ventures bring, you'll be ready to rise up from the depths of rock bottom.
Danna Korn
5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business
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5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business

Here are a few lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Maria Rapetskaya
7 Social Media Fails So Disastrous, They Shocked the Experts
Social Media

7 Social Media Fails So Disastrous, They Shocked the Experts

Here's why it's best to think before posting.
Carly Okyle
7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired
Firing

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
Travis Bradberry
What Steve Harvey Did Right and Wrong in Big Miss Universe Flub
Public Speaking

What Steve Harvey Did Right and Wrong in Big Miss Universe Flub

The host announced the runner-up as the winner and had to apologize moments later and correct his mistake.
Carmine Gallo
There's a Hilariously Embarrassing Error in Lord & Taylor's Latest Ad
Mistakes

There's a Hilariously Embarrassing Error in Lord & Taylor's Latest Ad

A good copy editor is a beautiful thing -- especially in the realm of foreign languages.
Geoff Weiss
7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid
Ready To Launch

7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

The number of resources available to founders can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, many can backfire.
Peter Gasca
The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015
Marketing

The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015

From sickeningly sexist ads to a QR code that accidentally directs to a porn site, here are the gnarliest marketing sins of the year.
Kim Lachance Shandrow