Mistakes

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Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List
Going out of business

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

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.
Nina Zipkin
Turning an Oops Into an Opportunity
Customer Relationship Management

Turning an Oops Into an Opportunity

When a company errs, a superior response from its customer-response team can win over the aggrieved party.
Chip R. Bell
10 Lessons to Learn From Failing Startups (Including My Own)
Failure

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

A serial entrepreneur provides valuable insights gleaned from the trenches.
John Rampton
Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.
Winning Strategies

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.
Neil Parmar
ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake
Social Media

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.
Linda Lacina
Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps
Mistakes

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.
SharĂ­ Alexander
These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup
Starting a Business

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.
Adam Callinan
Don't Make These Social-Media Blunders That Businesses Keep Repeating
Social Media

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.
David Gerzof-Richard
Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change
Change management

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.
Avinoam Nowogrodski
5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network
Networking

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.
Phil La Duke
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail
Startup Kit

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
Risk

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.
Sreekanth Ravi
France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms
Mistakes

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.
Geoff Weiss