Learning From Mistakes

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4 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Hitting Rock Bottom
Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Hitting Rock Bottom

We envy people who enjoyed meteoric success but we most respect the people who were knocked down and got back up.
Calvin Wayman
Don't Let Your Best Employees Get Away With Causing Drama
Mistakes

Don't Let Your Best Employees Get Away With Causing Drama

Every employee has flaws, and a good boss should recognize them.
Bryan Elliott
4 Lessons Work-From-Home Parents Can Learn From That Hilarious BBC Interview Gone Awry
Home-Based Business

4 Lessons Work-From-Home Parents Can Learn From That Hilarious BBC Interview Gone Awry

Robert Kelly's handling of his kids' interruption shows sometimes, life happens -- and that's OK.
Stephanie Nivinskus
This Company Accidentally Deleted Its Clients' Data. Here's How It Won Them Back.
Crisis Management

This Company Accidentally Deleted Its Clients' Data. Here's How It Won Them Back.

Six reputation management lessons you can learn from GitLab's mistake.
Nadia Nazarova
3 Reasons Tech Startups Fall Into a Death Spiral
startup failure

3 Reasons Tech Startups Fall Into a Death Spiral

Instant failure would be better than a long and slow demise from diminishing returns.
Harry Red
Filmmaker Philip Bloom's Advice for Successful Storytelling
Make More Happen

Filmmaker Philip Bloom's Advice for Successful Storytelling

The key to establishing a connection with your audience.
You Can Embrace Failure but Don't Expect a Hug From the Business World When You Do
Learning From Mistakes

You Can Embrace Failure but Don't Expect a Hug From the Business World When You Do

Three entrepreneurs discuss careers riddled with mistakes that nonetheless have turned out quite satisfactory.
Phil La Duke
5 Small Financial Mistakes that Can Lead to a Major Cash Crisis
Money Management

5 Small Financial Mistakes that Can Lead to a Major Cash Crisis

Save yourself thousands of dollars and thousands of hours by avoiding the money mistakes I made.
Leanne Jacobs
The Megyn Kelly Guide to Making Tough Decisions
Decision Making

The Megyn Kelly Guide to Making Tough Decisions

Avoiding temptation, embracing negative reactions, practicing decisiveness and acknowledging her mistakes are just a few of the lessons this veteran newsreader has learned.
Daniel Marlin
Why 'Fail Fast, Fail Often' Is All Hype
Failure

Why 'Fail Fast, Fail Often' Is All Hype

Learning from mistakes is natural and taking risks is what entrepreneurs do. That doesn't mean you fetishize failure.
Steve Tobak
How to Fix the Top 3 Mistakes Early-Stage Entrepreneurs Make
Startups

How to Fix the Top 3 Mistakes Early-Stage Entrepreneurs Make

Rookies are going to make mistakes. The key is learning the smart way, not the hard way.
Sean Kelly
You Need a Bit of Naivety
Leadership

You Need a Bit of Naivety

Frank Lee, partner at public accounting firm Weiss & Company, shares his insights on making mistakes -- it's important to fix them.
Don't Take Rejection Personally
Rejection

Don't Take Rejection Personally

Diana Peters, owner and executive director of Symbol Training Institute, shares the story of how the company has evolved from just a tool and die shop to the largest manufacturing training school in the Chicago area.
Here's Why You Should Quit Reading and Start Doing
Learning

Here's Why You Should Quit Reading and Start Doing

Contrary to what you may have read, we learn more from experience than from books and blogs.
Steve Tobak