Mistakes

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Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
5 Fatal Startup Mistakes -- and How To Avoid Them
Mistakes

5 Fatal Startup Mistakes -- and How To Avoid Them

Where countless entrepreneurs find success, others have found failure. Here is why.
Scott Hansen
9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs

Just because mistakes are inevitable, it doesn't mean you have to make the same ones everyone else does.
Jayson DeMers
6 Major Financial Blunders Entrepreneurs Make
Personal Finance

6 Major Financial Blunders Entrepreneurs Make

Some of those errors, noted by finance bloggers, can cause a lot more long-term consequences than others.
Brandon Turner
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