Mistakes

News and Articles About Mistakes

18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)

If you're making any of these mistakes, your business will pay the price.
Carly Okyle
The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make
The Grind

The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make

Here are a few errors newbie entrepreneurs make -- and how to avoid them.
AJ Agrawal
McDonald's Japan Apologizes After Tooth Found in Food
McDonalds

McDonald's Japan Apologizes After Tooth Found in Food

After declining sales, a french-fry shortage and this latest scandal, executives probably miss the days when their biggest concern was the Hamburglar.
The 4 Reasons Why My Startup Failed
Failure

The 4 Reasons Why My Startup Failed

Sometimes you have to know when to walk away.
Don't Make These 5 Mistakes in the New Year
Mistakes

Don't Make These 5 Mistakes in the New Year

An entrepreneur admits to omissions in the past year while caught up in rainmaking and promises to not let some crucial items fall by the wayside.
Miles Jennings
8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile
Linkedin

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Biggest Business Fails of 2014
year in review 2014

The Biggest Business Fails of 2014

A look back at the faux-pas that got us talking.
Nina Zipkin
Why Entrepreneurs Must Believe in Themselves
Confidence

Why Entrepreneurs Must Believe in Themselves

Reflecting back on his life, serial inventor Stephen Key recalls the importance of having confidence. Trust yourself to make good decisions, he advises. Have the courage to make changes when things don't feel right.
Stephen Key
What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People
Problem Behaviors

What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People

It's important to effectively manage your time and schedule, at least if you don't want to burn dozens of bridges.
Adam Callinan
The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014
Mistakes

The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014

#Fiasco. Some brands excel at tucking their tails between their tweets. Here's a naughty list of the ugliest Twitter marketing disasters this year and the important lessons you can learn from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process
Business Mistakes

Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process

Kmart inadvertently canceled online layaway orders for customers and is scrambling to fix the issue.
Carly Okyle
The Best Mistake I've Made
Mistakes

The Best Mistake I've Made

Learning from bumps in the road can make your business stronger.
Linda Lacina
Minimize the Impact of Your Mistakes With These 6 Strategies
Mistakes

Minimize the Impact of Your Mistakes With These 6 Strategies

Yes, mistakes will be made. But you do have some degree of control over how much they affect your business.
Stephen Key
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Celebrities

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow