Mistakes

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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
The Downside of Popularity: How This Company Dealt With Overnight Success
Business Moving Forward

The Downside of Popularity: How This Company Dealt With Overnight Success

When a menswear rental startup unexpectedly took off and sold out of its entire stock, its founders were forced to tackle a crippling supply-chain issue -- and angry customers.
The Number One Lesson You Can Learn from Fyre Festival: Preparation is Everything
Failure

The Number One Lesson You Can Learn from Fyre Festival: Preparation is Everything

Make sure that you create the infrastructure needed to deliver on your promises.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways That Entrepreneurs Throw Away Their Funding
Startup Basics

5 Ways That Entrepreneurs Throw Away Their Funding

For entrepreneurs who hope to create companies that can thrive for the long-term, be sure to avoid spending your funding on any of the items below.
Allison Page
Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad
Controversies

Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad

Just because you can, it doesn't mean you should.
Nina Zipkin
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