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New Online Businesses Should Steer Clear of These 5 Mistakes
Starting a Business

New Online Businesses Should Steer Clear of These 5 Mistakes

A lot of money can be made if you effectively set up your website, but these errors will hurt your chances.
Jonathan Long
Why Admitting Your Mistakes Will Make You a Better Leader
Leadership

Why Admitting Your Mistakes Will Make You a Better Leader

I was always aggressive and relentless -- until a series of Zen-like moments helped me move to a different level that changed how I operated.
Steve Blank
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3 Simple Ways to Avoid a Business Faux Pas
Leadership

3 Simple Ways to Avoid a Business Faux Pas

Sticky social situations can unglue the surest business deal. Here's how to make sure they don't.
Debra Kaye
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The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)
Mistakes

The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)

Here's what companies can learn from DiGiorno Pizza's Twitter mistake and misappropriation of #WhyIStayed.
Nina Zipkin
Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes.
Sales Strategies

Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes.

You should be reflecting on what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the past, but these errors may be contributing.
Adam Callinan
Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion
Mistakes

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
Geoff Weiss
How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again
Creativity

How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again

One way to combat falling into terrible habits is to focus on thinking outside of the box.
Katelyn Oster
Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence

As a parent, letting go isn't about separation; it's about pushing your child towards a greater sense of freedom.
Richard Branson
6 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make -- And How to Avoid Them
Starting a Business

6 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make -- And How to Avoid Them

Starting a business is hard enough, and these common mistakes can make it even harder.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup
Ecommerce

The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop.
8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy
Money

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Someone that doesn't pay attention to their money or is disrespectful of it is someone lacking money.
Grant Cardone
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes
Crowdfunding

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
Elaine Pofeldt
8 Leadership Mistakes That Others Made So You Don't Have To
Leadership

8 Leadership Mistakes That Others Made So You Don't Have To

Avoid these errors in your first 100 days in the top position to ensure the success of your venture.
Jeff Boss
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5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection
Leadership

5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection

Entrepreneurs may start out acknowledging their vulnerabilities but then quickly fall into image management. Here are ways for business leaders to be authentic and cultivate the best from staff.
Lou Solomon
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