Startup Mistakes

5 Things to Research Before Working With a Startup

You've poured your heart and soul into building your company. Make sure any newcomer you bring into your business has done the same -- and has the processes in place to protect your investments.

James Parsons

The Most Powerful Word in Business Is 'No'

Focus in business is one of the key ingredients to success. Focus comes from the word no.

Tim Denning

The Bodega Effect: Lessons In Branding From the Rise and Fall of a Startup

When you set out to disrupt the status quo, don't pick a status quo people love.

Tim Gosman

5 Reasons Why It's a Bad Idea for Startups to Outsource Software Development

Integrating remote freelancers with your in-house team is critical and not at all easy.

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

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

When your "brand" no longer defines what your business is actually all about, it may be time to pivot. Here's how.

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

The biggest mistake in growing a company is to hire people who are underqualified for crucial roles and responsibilities.

Adam S. Wescott

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