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Start-Up Mistakes to Avoid

One of the best lessons in business is to learn from others' mistakes.

This story appears in the July 2002 issue of Teen Startups.

(YoungBiz.com) - Amid the glitz, glamour and green that surrounds them, it's easy to forget that even the world's most successful entrepreneurs have had their challenges along the way and--yikes!--even made some mistakes.

Now, focusing on other people's mistakes is just not nice, as your mom would be quick to tell you. And while that's true for the most part, we've got another take on it: Learning from the mistakes other entrepreneurs have made along the way can make for some of the best business lessons ever.

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