Mistakes

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With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?
Corporate Culture

With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?

Did the mistake lie not with a faulty part but rather with how the entire company dealt with problems?
Brian Fielkow
My Biggest Mistake: One Size Doesn't Fit All
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: One Size Doesn't Fit All

When it comes to leadership, different employees take to different approaches. Having a cookie-cutter strategy can lead to disaster and in this case, losing top talent.
Mike Templeman
Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes
Netflix

Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.
Laura Entis
Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping
Leadership

Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping

Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails.
Neil Parmar
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What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode
Crisis Management

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.
Jason Fell
6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Legal Center

6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls.
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Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time
Social Media

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
Mike Templeman
Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar
Startup Kit

Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

An insider's look at the kinds of problems you may encounter--and how to overcome them--on your quest to operate a successful bar
My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

Often entrepreneurs are anxious to get their startup up and running but not taking the time to make sure all the ducks are all lined up can cause a major headache down the road.
Mike Templeman
The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture
If I Knew Then

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake, the serial entrepreneur behind Flickr, Hunch and Findery talks about the pain of hiring the wrong people, being surrounded by others smarter than you and always needing to be on your toes.
Nina Zipkin
9 Ways to Become a Better Leader
Leadership

9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
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My Biggest Mistake: Falling Into the 24/7 Trap
Mistakes

My Biggest Mistake: Falling Into the 24/7 Trap

For our series My Biggest Mistake, the co-founder of GroSocial opens up about being completely consumed by his entrepreneurial endeavor and how that lifestyle had major consequences.
Mike Templeman