Mistakes

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Never Say These 7 Things in Sales
Sales Strategies

Never Say These 7 Things in Sales

These phrases will kill potential deals and limit your opportunities.
Grant Cardone
Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes

Not heeding these warnings can lead to costly mistakes, such as litigation and employee turnover.
Andre Lavoie
Richard Branson's Biggest Mistake: Inventing the iPod… as a Prank
Richard Branson

Richard Branson's Biggest Mistake: Inventing the iPod… as a Prank

The entrepreneur ultimately only pranked himself when he failed to follow through on his fictional 'Music Box' concept.
Kate Taylor
5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'
Startups

5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'

Avoid heavy advertising investments and forget going public for now: These moves will keep you healthy while competitors crash and burn.
Harry Whitehouse
3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist
Failure

3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist

If you've ever jumped into a relationship way too quickly, and let things get serious way too fast, you'll have a small glimpse of what happened.
Andrew Medal
The One Thing That Prevents You From Falling Flat on Your Face
Mistakes

The One Thing That Prevents You From Falling Flat on Your Face

Whether you're starting a crowdfunding campaign or pursuing any new endeavor, learn from the experiences of successful people.
John Brubaker
4 Signs You're Doing All the Wrong Things as an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

4 Signs You're Doing All the Wrong Things as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs sometimes do stupid things. Here's what you should avoid, starting right now.
Neil Patel
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 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