Mistakes

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan
Loans

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan

There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Sam Hodges
Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes
Leadership

Real Leaders Own Their Mistakes

There's an epidemic of business and political leaders making lame excuses, playing the blame game, and failing to hold themselves accountable.
Steve Tobak
Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet
Networking

Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet

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.
Leonard Kim
5 Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs Hitting Rock Bottom
Failure

5 Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs Hitting Rock Bottom

Once you embrace the risks and failures most business ventures bring, you'll be ready to rise up from the depths of rock bottom.
Danna Korn
5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business
Learning From Mistakes

5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business

Here are a few lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Maria Rapetskaya
7 Social Media Fails So Disastrous, They Shocked the Experts
Social Media

7 Social Media Fails So Disastrous, They Shocked the Experts

Here's why it's best to think before posting.
Carly Okyle
7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired
Firing

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
Travis Bradberry
What Steve Harvey Did Right and Wrong in Big Miss Universe Flub
Public Speaking

What Steve Harvey Did Right and Wrong in Big Miss Universe Flub

The host announced the runner-up as the winner and had to apologize moments later and correct his mistake.
Carmine Gallo
There's a Hilariously Embarrassing Error in Lord & Taylor's Latest Ad
Mistakes

There's a Hilariously Embarrassing Error in Lord & Taylor's Latest Ad

A good copy editor is a beautiful thing -- especially in the realm of foreign languages.
Geoff Weiss
7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid
Starting a Business

7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

The number of resources available to founders can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, many can backfire.
Peter Gasca
The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015
Marketing

The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015

From sickeningly sexist ads to a QR code that accidentally directs to a porn site, here are the gnarliest marketing sins of the year.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Issues Entrepreneurs Need to Be Aware of When Working With Big Customers
Growth Strategies

5 Issues Entrepreneurs Need to Be Aware of When Working With Big Customers

The dream of large client can turn into a nightmare for those who aren't prepared.
Carol Roth
6 Lessons I Wish I'd Known Before My Business Failed
Business Failure

6 Lessons I Wish I'd Known Before My Business Failed

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.
Jesse Kramer
The Biggest Culture Mistakes These 6 Business Leaders Made and How They Bounced Back
Inspiring Your Team

The Biggest Culture Mistakes These 6 Business Leaders Made and How They Bounced Back

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow