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If You're Not Taking Responsibility for Your Business, You Must Be Smoking 'Hopium'
Business Mistakes

If You're Not Taking Responsibility for Your Business, You Must Be Smoking 'Hopium'

It takes a lot more than hope for a company to succeed.
Tom Scarda, CFE
10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid
Startup Mistakes

10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid

The more you know of them, the less you'll make them.
Paula Andruss
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business
Starting a Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

From not having a business plan to spreading yourself too thin on social media, here are a few things founders should avoid when starting a business.
Carolyn Sun
Failure Is the Tuition Entrepreneurs Pay to Know Success
Learning From Mistakes

Failure Is the Tuition Entrepreneurs Pay to Know Success

The most common way to learn what works is first suffering through what didn't.
Kimanzi Constable
The Top 3 Mistakes Businesses Make After a Hack
Cybersecurity

The Top 3 Mistakes Businesses Make After a Hack

A cybersecurity expert explains what not to do after a data breach.
Carly Okyle
Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Embrace 'Good Enough'
Perfectionist

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Embrace 'Good Enough'

It's hard to be a perfectionist when you are an entrepreneur. Frankly, it's also often counterproductive.
Carol Roth
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
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
Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown
Customer Experience

Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown

The mass media company faces another customer-service blunder after someone tried to cancel the family's cable service.
Carly Okyle
Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process
Make More Happen

Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process

Kmart inadvertently canceled online layaway orders for customers and is scrambling to fix the issue.
Carly Okyle
5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal
Sony

5 Lessons Leaders Can Learn From the Sony Hacking Scandal

Professionals in any industry can learn from the most dramatic story to come out of Hollywood in years.
Carly Okyle
5 Behaviors You Need to Stop So Your Business Can Grow
Business Mistakes

5 Behaviors You Need to Stop So Your Business Can Grow

An entrepreneur's business is a reflection of themselves. Sometimes, that's the problem.
John Boitnott
4 Key Lessons From a Startup's Spectacular Failure
Customer Experience

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
Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps
Marketing Bootcamp

Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Everyone makes mistakes but when you're the one in the corner office, many people will hear about that inadvertent remark or slipup. Here's how to fix it.
Sharí Alexander