Mistakes

News and Articles About Mistakes

When 'Doing Good' Isn't Good Enough
Social Entrepreneurship

When 'Doing Good' Isn't Good Enough

After a social entrepreneur's product flops, he learns an important lesson about the value of a strong product.
Why Brands Big and Small Continue to Fail at Influencer Marketing
Influencers

Why Brands Big and Small Continue to Fail at Influencer Marketing

Brands don't know how to use influencer marketing correctly, and it's destroying their businesses.
Andrew Medal
To Become a Fearless Entrepreneur Learn These 6 Truths
Learning From Mistakes

To Become a Fearless Entrepreneur Learn These 6 Truths

Fear of failure is a much taller barrier to success than actually failing.
Timothy Sykes
This Entrepreneur Who Sold Her Company for $1 Billion Wants You to Throw Out the Unwritten Rules That Hold You Back
Mentors

This Entrepreneur Who Sold Her Company for $1 Billion Wants You to Throw Out the Unwritten Rules That Hold You Back

'Never accept the things that don't make sense,' says the Pink Ceiling founder and CEO Cindy Whitehead.
Nina Zipkin
3 Customer Nightmares and What I Learned From Them
Client Relationship Management

3 Customer Nightmares and What I Learned From Them

Avoid the headaches of dealing with difficult clients by watching for these red flags.
Candace Sjogren
Don't Always Go With the 'Experts,' Because Sometimes the Experts Are Wrong
Business Moving Forward

Don't Always Go With the 'Experts,' Because Sometimes the Experts Are Wrong

When your gut tells you that you're on the right path, stand your ground. That's a strategy that pays off.
John Brubaker
5 Ways to Give Feedback That Inspires People to Grow, Not Shrink.
Communication Strategies

5 Ways to Give Feedback That Inspires People to Grow, Not Shrink.

Feedback done wrong is worse than saying nothing.
Angie Morgan
If Elon Musk Can Admit His Mistakes, Then So Can You
Elon Musk

If Elon Musk Can Admit His Mistakes, Then So Can You

The Tesla CEO gave a presentation at company's 2017 shareholder meeting yesterday.
Nina Zipkin
The Biggest Facepalm Moments of 2017
Mistakes

The Biggest Facepalm Moments of 2017

Is it too much to ask to do a little better?
Rose Leadem
When Pivoting Becomes a Pitfall
Pivots

When Pivoting Becomes a Pitfall

Whatever your problem was, a pivot done badly has big potential for making it worse.
Clate Mask
What You Can Learn From British Airways's IT Meltdown That Left Passengers Stranded
Business Travel

What You Can Learn From British Airways's IT Meltdown That Left Passengers Stranded

Invest in systems you need and keep your customers informed.
Nina Zipkin
5 Mistakes Millennial Entrepreneurs Make With Money
Finance

5 Mistakes Millennial Entrepreneurs Make With Money

I've seen too many startups die because the founders blew the money. Here's how your startup can avoid becoming the next victim.
Andrew Medal
Uber Admits it Made an Accounting Error and Will Refund Nearly $50 Million to Drivers
Uber

Uber Admits it Made an Accounting Error and Will Refund Nearly $50 Million to Drivers

The company says it incorrectly calculated how much its commission should have been on rides in New York City over the past two and a half years, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Biggest Communication Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Communication

The Biggest Communication Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Avoid these costly communication mistakes by heeding the advice of 15 successful women founders and CEOs.
Jill Schiefelbein
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