Mistakes

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Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings
SEO Tips

This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings

Online marketing expert John Rampton talks SEO and outlines one mistake to avoid at all costs.
Jason Fell
17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time
Mistakes

17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time

Distracted by daily tasks and critical goals, most entrepreneurs let seemingly unimportant issues slip through the cracks.
Danny Wong
5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes
Mistakes

5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place.
Stephen Key
The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking
Networking

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.
Tom Borg
Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet.
Customer Support

Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet.

Here are five reasons to keep a support team in-house.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure
Leadership

HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

Whitman says during her tenure at eBay, missing out on an eBay Japan was one of her biggest mistakes.
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My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.
Mike Templeman
What to Do When You Screw Up
Leadership

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.
Steve Tobak
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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
Leadership

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
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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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