Business Failure

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I Lost $3 Million In One Day. My Business Was Gone. But These Are the Steps I Had to Take First to Bounce Back.
Learning From Mistakes

I Lost $3 Million In One Day. My Business Was Gone. But These Are the Steps I Had to Take First to Bounce Back.

I knew moving forward I wanted to help others, but I realized I was no good to anyone until I dealt with what was going on inside me.
Gene Hammett
The Surprising Reasons Why New Entrepreneurs Fail in Their First Year
Radicals & Visionaries

The Surprising Reasons Why New Entrepreneurs Fail in Their First Year

You can do all your research and know your clients pain points and still, you can fail.
Heather Gray
The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship
Ready To Launch

The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship

Brian Bordainick spent three and a half years building Dinner Lab. A couple of weeks ago, he had to pull the plug on it. It hurts, he says, but he already knows he will try again.
Catherine Clifford
Will the 'Real' Business Consultant Please Stand Up?
Radicals & Visionaries

Will the 'Real' Business Consultant Please Stand Up?

Becoming a consultant is the easy part. Remaining one is harder.
Sona Jepsen
Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss? Answer These 6 Questions First.
Ready To Launch

Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss? Answer These 6 Questions First.

Think of a startup like boat-building. Do you know what you're doing before you take it out on those stormy seas?
Han-Gwon Lung
Report: Theranos Lab Didn't Live Up to Its Own Accuracy Standards
Theranos

Report: Theranos Lab Didn't Live Up to Its Own Accuracy Standards

Data confirms that the company knew its finger pin-prick tests were often wrong when it used them in October, 2014.
Steve Dent
Daymond John Says You Have to Know When to Quit
Entrepreneur Network

Daymond John Says You Have to Know When to Quit

The FUBU CEO and "Shark Tank" personality tells "Behind the Brand" about some of his biggest mistakes in business.
Entrepreneur Network
Bad Timing Hurt Pets.com. Dodgeball.com Had No Strategic Plan. Be Aware of the Procession of Startup Pitfalls.
Failure

Bad Timing Hurt Pets.com. Dodgeball.com Had No Strategic Plan. Be Aware of the Procession of Startup Pitfalls.

Studying the way in which founders -- often with great ideas -- fail is the first step to avoid making the same mistakes.
Jeff Boss
Do You Recognize the 8 Early Warning Signs of a Failed Startup?
Business Failure

Do You Recognize the 8 Early Warning Signs of a Failed Startup?

If you don't know your customers and you're not 'executing,' you're in trouble.
Neil Patel
Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection
Bankruptcy

Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection

The retailer is the first to file for bankruptcy this year.
3 Signs Your Company Needs an Intervention
Ready To Launch

3 Signs Your Company Needs an Intervention

Are you taking out a second mortgage to sustain your struggling company? Uh-oh.
Doug and Polly White
3 Surefire Ways to Fail as an Entrepreneur
Failure

3 Surefire Ways to Fail as an Entrepreneur

Try taking a look under the hood to see if you recognize any of these surefire 'failure traits' in yourself.
Jacqueline Whitmore
5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail
Ready To Launch

5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail

It's never too early to address harbingers like consistent turnover and your own cluelessness.
Jayson DeMers
3 Ways to Let Failure Cultivate Culture
Failure

3 Ways to Let Failure Cultivate Culture

It's OK to fail -- as long as you learn and grow from it.
Chris Byers