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Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

You weren't afraid of risk when you launched your business, now take the risk of trusting your team to help you grow it.

Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List

Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with.

Love It or Hate It? Airbnb's New Logo Receives Mixed Reactions.

Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response.

Turning an Oops Into an Opportunity

When a company errs, a superior response from its customer-response team can win over the aggrieved party.

10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)

A serial entrepreneur provides valuable insights gleaned from the trenches.

Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.

No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can’t always tell when enough is enough.

ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake

We collect the 10 most sarcastic, funny and bewildered reactions the independent news agency had when it was trolled by mistake following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday.

Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Everyone makes mistakes but when you're the one in the corner office, many people will hear about that inadvertent remark or slipup. Here's how to fix it.

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.

Don't Make These Social-Media Blunders That Businesses Keep Repeating

These 5 mistakes pop up frequently. Your company shouldn't be the latest example.

Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change

Embrace a philosophy that encourages real-time collaboration and participation so your company will be a healthy player.

5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink.

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.

When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

While entrepreneurs may think they have the next billion-dollar idea, they need to assess certain risk factors before bringing it to market. Otherwise, they will crash and burn.

France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms

Talk about being on the wrong side of the tracks. While we all make mistakes, France’s latest eye-popping mishap should serve as a lesson in vigilance.

The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face

Launching and running a company is no walk in the park. Be aware of these challenges before you jump into starting a business.

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.

This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings

Online marketing expert John Rampton talks SEO and outlines one mistake to avoid at all costs.

17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time

Distracted by daily tasks and critical goals, most entrepreneurs let seemingly unimportant issues slip through the cracks.

5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place.

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.

Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet

Here are five reasons to keep a support team in-house.

HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

Whitman says during her tenure at eBay, missing out on an eBay Japan was one of her biggest mistakes.

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.

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