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Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion
Mistakes

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
Geoff Weiss
How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again
Creativity

How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again

One way to combat falling into terrible habits is to focus on thinking outside of the box.
Katelyn Oster
Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Importance of Independence

As a parent, letting go isn't about separation; it's about pushing your child towards a greater sense of freedom.
Richard Branson
6 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make -- And How to Avoid Them
Starting a Business

6 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make -- And How to Avoid Them

Starting a business is hard enough, and these common mistakes can make it even harder.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup
Ecommerce

The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop.
8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy
Money

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Someone that doesn't pay attention to their money or is disrespectful of it is someone lacking money.
Grant Cardone
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes
Crowdfunding

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
Elaine Pofeldt
8 Leadership Mistakes That Others Made So You Don't Have To
Leadership

8 Leadership Mistakes That Others Made So You Don't Have To

Avoid these errors in your first 100 days in the top position to ensure the success of your venture.
Jeff Boss
5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection
Transparency

5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection

Entrepreneurs may start out acknowledging their vulnerabilities but then quickly fall into image management. Here are ways for business leaders to be authentic and cultivate the best from staff.
Lou Solomon
Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees
Team Management

Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

You weren't afraid of risk when you launched your business, now take the risk of trusting your team to help you grow it.
Heather Ripley
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