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Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad
Confidence

Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad

Projecting the right attitude inspires confidence in your product. When desperation creeps in, potential clients and investors look for a way out.
Mike Loomis
The 6 Biggest Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Startup Mistakes

The 6 Biggest Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

The worst mistakes are also completely avoidable.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Tips for Fixing Mistakes
Mistakes

4 Tips for Fixing Mistakes

Even when you've blown it with your first customers, you can still rebound. Read this to find out how.
Matt McCue
4 Ways to Survive Your Company's Rebrand
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Ways to Survive Your Company's Rebrand

When your "brand" no longer defines what your business is actually all about, it may be time to pivot. Here's how.
Robert Wallace
Why Startups Fail and What Experts Have to Say About It (Infographic)
Startups

Why Startups Fail and What Experts Have to Say About It (Infographic)

There are nine categories of problems, and office space isn't one of them.
Carly Okyle
How to Avoid the 3 Mistakes That Cost Young Entrepreneurs Credibility
Young Entrepreneurs

How to Avoid the 3 Mistakes That Cost Young Entrepreneurs Credibility

The biggest mistake in growing a company is to hire people who are underqualified for crucial roles and responsibilities.
Lessons I've Learned About Getting Hiring Right the First Time
Hiring

Lessons I've Learned About Getting Hiring Right the First Time

Firing an employee is among the most unpleasant responsibilities of being boss, in part because their failure is also your failure.
Shaun Buck
10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid
Startup Mistakes

10 Deadly Startup Mistakes to Avoid

The more you know of them, the less you'll make them.
Paula Andruss
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business
Starting a Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

From not having a business plan to spreading yourself too thin on social media, here are a few things founders should avoid when starting a business.
Carolyn Sun
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your First Business
Startup Mistakes

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your First Business

A new entrepreneur's 'fast-success' launch of a fitness center proved to have some unhealthy aspects.
Paul Evans
6 Things You Don't Realize Are Hurting Your Business
Business Optimization

6 Things You Don't Realize Are Hurting Your Business

As an entrepreneur, be wary of these six unseen errors that can hurt -- or even ruin -- your company.
Anna Johansson
Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.
Mistakes

Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.

Forget those instant millionaires on 'Shark Tank' and embrace the reality of how hard it is to be a real entrepreneur.
Jonathan Long
6 Ways to Kill Your Startup
Ready To Launch

6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

Follow this advice, and you have a great shot at failing.
Brian Hamilton
The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups
Startup Mistakes

The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups

There is much less to be learned from the failure of aspirational but underfunded startups than from those that seemed to have the stars aligned.
Firas Kittaneh