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Thought Leaders

Will the 'Real' Business Consultant Please Stand Up?

Becoming a consultant is the easy part. Remaining one is harder.

Starting a Business

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?

Entrepreneurs

Work Smart: 8 Key Metrics To Avoid Startup Failure

Knowing what not to do is crucial for your start-up's growth

Business News

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Starting a Business

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.

Growing a Business

3 Signs Your Company Needs an Intervention

Are you taking out a second mortgage to sustain your struggling company? Uh-oh.

Growing a Business

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.

Thought Leaders

5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail

It's never too early to address harbingers like consistent turnover and your own cluelessness.

Entrepreneurs

Why I Failed & What I Learnt From It?

The first step is acceptance of failure. See how CEOs share their failure stories and how it changed them.

Growing a Business

3 Ways to Let Failure Cultivate Culture

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

Growing a Business

So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship

Paying attention to cash flow, competition and leadership quality are just a few things that can save your company in trying times.

Growing a Business

8 Ways Intelligent People Use Failure to Their Advantage

Failure is an inevitable part of life, but smart people know how to make it work for them.

Leadership

'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'

Jeremy Bloom is a two-time Olympian, a former NFL football player and a successful entrepreneur. But he says that's only a part of his story.

Starting a Business

Why Small Business Failure Rates are Declining

Starting a business still carries risk, but the percentage of companies shutting down has slowed over the past few decades.