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3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes
Mistakes

3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes

Mistakes are inevitable. What comes after is up to you.
Matthew Turner
Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life
Starting a Business

Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life

"Never, never, never give up" is a good place to start.
Clate Mask
9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business
Startup Mistakes

9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

You don't necessarily need an MBA, but do be sure to have a plan.
Nicole Lapin
5 Sales Pitfalls That Could Hurt You Long-Term
Boosting Sales

5 Sales Pitfalls That Could Hurt You Long-Term

Chasing near-term revenues at the expense of a good business "fit" could be your downfall.
George Deeb
Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?
Failure

Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?

You should first examine your ability to handle uncertainty and, yes, failure.
Eran Dror
5 Common Entrepreneurial Mistakes There Is No Excuse for Repeating
Startup Mistakes

5 Common Entrepreneurial Mistakes There Is No Excuse for Repeating

Success is more likely if you get the basics right.
Kimanzi Constable
18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)

If you're making any of these mistakes, your business will pay the price.
Carly Okyle
The 6 Worst Press-Release Topics That Startups Pitch
Public Relations

The 6 Worst Press-Release Topics That Startups Pitch

Often an announcement can be rejiggered to bounce a newsworthy element to the top.
Brittany Walters-Bearden
Don't Do These 3 Things When Launching a Startup
Starting a Business

Don't Do These 3 Things When Launching a Startup

Find out what conventional wisdom does more harm than good from three people who have been there.
Carly Okyle
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
The 7 Deadly Sins of the Eager Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

The 7 Deadly Sins of the Eager Entrepreneur

People who start companies are passionate, energetic and unafraid of risk. Sometimes, that's a recipe for disaster.
Isaac Oates
The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Startup Mistakes

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
Robert Tuchman
False Assumptions That Perpetuate the Overtime Epidemic in Startups
Work-Life Balance

False Assumptions That Perpetuate the Overtime Epidemic in Startups

Founders have a tendency to overextend themselves, and when they model this behavior for employees, they create a perfect storm of stress and burnout for their team.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Take This Final Exam to See If You Are Ready to Launch Your Startup
Ready to Launch

Take This Final Exam to See If You Are Ready to Launch Your Startup

An entrepreneur devoted to a good idea is more likely to succeed than a hesitant entrepreneur with a great idea.
Edmond Dougherty