Mistakes

Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown
Comcast

Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown

The mass media company faces another customer-service blunder after someone tried to cancel the family's cable service.
Carly Okyle
Woman Mistakenly Receives Bag of Cash at a Burger King Drive-Thru
Burger King

Woman Mistakenly Receives Bag of Cash at a Burger King Drive-Thru

Instead of a chicken sandwich, this woman was given $2,631.
Kate Taylor
5 Common Mistakes That Cause New Habits to Fail
Habits

5 Common Mistakes That Cause New Habits to Fail

Behavior change is hard. With these tips, it's considerably less difficult.
James Clear
Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity
Leadership

Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity

Leading a team is extremely challenging but making employees feel inferior or afraid doesn't foster lasting success.
Sherrie Campbell
Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?
Crisis Management

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?

It's better to scramble now and lay a foundation with a crisis-communications plan than when the company is in the hot seat.
Heather Ripley
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