Mistakes

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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.
10 Executives Reveal the Biggest Money Mistakes Enterprises Make
Money Mistakes

10 Executives Reveal the Biggest Money Mistakes Enterprises Make

You don't have to learn the hard way. Just read what these executives did, and don't imitate them.
Aaron Orendorff
Why Choosing to Be Sold Out of Its No. 1 Bestseller Was the Right Decision for This Startup
Make More Happen

Why Choosing to Be Sold Out of Its No. 1 Bestseller Was the Right Decision for This Startup

When faced with a difficult decision, Nina Faulhaber the co-founder of ADAY, a technical clothing line for women's clothing, took the motto 'the customer is always right' to heart -- and it was the best decision she made.
Rose Leadem
6 Mistakes People Make When They Go From Idea to Reality
Growth Strategies

6 Mistakes People Make When They Go From Idea to Reality

Before you take your passions and pursuits to the next level make sure you avoid these six pitfalls.
Glenn Llopis
Cinnabon Gets Overzealous in Its Twitter Grief for Carrie Fisher
Social Media

Cinnabon Gets Overzealous in Its Twitter Grief for Carrie Fisher

The bakery brand and General Mills both fell in the same trap this year.
Nina Zipkin
Things Could Be Much Worse. Like When Human Waste Falls From the Sky.
Travel

Things Could Be Much Worse. Like When Human Waste Falls From the Sky.

Indian airlines will now be fined if they drop human waste from planes. Yes, really.
Nina Zipkin
4 Career Failings You Should Forgive Yourself For
Careers

4 Career Failings You Should Forgive Yourself For

We all make mistakes, but we also all struggle to forgive them.
A Guy Just Totally Ruined McDonald's Holiday Cups With a Simple Drawing
Mistakes

A Guy Just Totally Ruined McDonald's Holiday Cups With a Simple Drawing

It's your latest reminder to consider all of the possibilities.
Stephen J. Bronner
The Mistake General Assembly Made When It Scaled Too Quickly
Make More Happen

The Mistake General Assembly Made When It Scaled Too Quickly

CEO and co-founder Jake Schwartz learned the hard way that his company wasn't going to work in every country.
Rose Leadem
4 Excuses We Make To Ourselves When We Hire the Wrong People
Hiring

4 Excuses We Make To Ourselves When We Hire the Wrong People

Saying to ourselves "It's just temporary" or "He'll grow into the job" simply won't cut it.
Phil La Duke
After Losing $1 Million Overnight, This Entrepreneur Formed One of the Largest Health Snack Companies
Make More Happen

After Losing $1 Million Overnight, This Entrepreneur Formed One of the Largest Health Snack Companies

Daniel Lubetzky, CEO and co-founder of Kind, discovered a hidden opportunity amid a flood of bad news.
Rose Leadem
6 Common Mistakes of DIY Public Relations
Public Relations

6 Common Mistakes of DIY Public Relations

If you want to do you own PR, you can. But avoid these six rookie errors.
Derek Newton
A Special Guide to Growing Stronger, Feeling Better and Bouncing Back After Failure
Failure

A Special Guide to Growing Stronger, Feeling Better and Bouncing Back After Failure

It's not the mistake that matters, but how you bounce back.
Entrepreneur Staff