There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
There's an epidemic of business and political leaders making lame excuses, playing the blame game, and failing to hold themselves accountable.
That person you thought you hit it off with at a conference won't answer your calls? The Iceberg Theory will fix that for you.
Once you embrace the risks and failures most business ventures bring, you'll be ready to rise up from the depths of rock bottom.
Learning From Mistakes
Here are a few lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Here's why it's best to think before posting.
Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
The host announced the runner-up as the winner and had to apologize moments later and correct his mistake.
A good copy editor is a beautiful thing -- especially in the realm of foreign languages.
Starting a Business
The number of resources available to founders can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, many can backfire.
From sickeningly sexist ads to a QR code that accidentally directs to a porn site, here are the gnarliest marketing sins of the year.
The dream of large client can turn into a nightmare for those who aren't prepared.
I had a great idea, passion and talent, but that wasn't enough. I learned these lessons the hard way so that you don't have to.
Inspiring Your Team
From hiring bad apples to failing to improve communications as you scale, there's no shortage of ways to cripple a company's culture. Fortunately, there are ample ways to rebound from them, too.