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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
3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful
Mistakes

3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful

Nobody likes that person that always denies or casts blame.
Matthew Toren
Ever Had a Boss Who Seemingly Thrived on Endless Chaos?
Leadership Qualities

Ever Had a Boss Who Seemingly Thrived on Endless Chaos?

Erratic leaders, who mandate frequent deadlines but constantly change course, net few results save for finger-pointing.
Brent Misso
Celebrating Failure: How to Make a Hit Out of Misses
Failure

Celebrating Failure: How to Make a Hit Out of Misses

While many large corporations loath failure, in the startup world it is often celebrated. When failure occurs, here is how to make the most of it.
Jake Gibson
7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Following these sins could kill your business. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to fix these blunders.
Dana Brownlee
What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.
Business Mistakes

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

If your business is stalled, you may be making a few of these simple mistakes. Thankfully, these errors can be easily fixed.
Chad Cox