Mistakes

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5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits
Holiday Sales

5 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Holiday Profits

Investing a lot of effort servicing unprofitable customers or selling unprofitable products can be disastrous.
Dawn Fotopulos
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways Startup Employers Fail at Work-Life Balance
Work-Life Balance

4 Ways Startup Employers Fail at Work-Life Balance

Does your new company veer dangerously close to staff burnout? See some remedies.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure
Failure

4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure

Israeli electric car company Better Place made several mistakes that by themselves wouldn't have spelled disaster. Combined though, they spelled calamity.
Daniel Wesley
3 Social-Media Mistakes That Are Killing Interest in Your Company
Social Media Marketing

3 Social-Media Mistakes That Are Killing Interest in Your Company

While entrepreneurs launch social-media campaigns to help spread the word, their strategy can backfire -- causing more harm than good. Here are three things not to do.
Ann Tran
Get Business Agreements in Writing
Ready to Launch

Get Business Agreements in Writing

You might be friends first, but keep things documented when entering a business arrangement.
Carly Okyle
5 Development Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Mobile App
Apps

5 Development Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Mobile App

Use these helpful tips to navigate the treacherous waters of app development.
Himanshu Sareen
Get Out of the Blame Trap and Start Changing Undesired Outcomes
Personal Improvement

Get Out of the Blame Trap and Start Changing Undesired Outcomes

Use this three-step process to figure out what's wrong and go about implementing fixes.
Chris Stephenson
3 Big Patent Moves That Won't Generate Real Value
Patents

3 Big Patent Moves That Won't Generate Real Value

These missteps will waste your company's time, money and resources.
Elliot Cook and Darren Jiron
Richard Branson on Bouncing Back From Failure
Failure

Richard Branson on Bouncing Back From Failure

Making mistakes allows you to make smarter choices the next time around.
Richard Branson
Never Take Failure Lightly
Failure

Never Take Failure Lightly

People have almost a romantic notion of failure these days. Make no mistake, it's not a good thing.
Steve Tobak
5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
Robert Tuchman
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way
Survival Strategies

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.
Kate Swoboda