Success and Failures

Courage

Don't Waste Your Time Listening to Your Fear

Fear is often a liar, but not always. Learn when to ignore it.
20 Questions

Steve Madden on The Question You Must Ask Yourself to Build a Company of Value

The apparel company founder shares his business philosophy.
Success and Failures

What If, One Day, You Honestly Portrayed the 'Dark' Side of Building Your Company?

Supermodels are posting images of themselves sans makeup; they're displaying their stretch marks. Maybe you should do the same when hard times hit your company.
Success Stories

5 Entrepreneurs Who Started With Nothing - and 3 Lessons to Learn

Sam Walton. George Soros. Kevin Plank. Jan Koum. What can these successful entrepreneurs teach you?
Failure

4 Ways I Fail Forward on a Daily Basis and Why You Should Do the Same

Failure isn't as scary if you consider it a necessary step toward eventual success.
Mistakes

4 Easy-to-Fix Mistakes You May Be Making in Your Business Right Now

Some 163 entrepreneurs shared the mistakes they'd made with this contributor; now he's sharing how you can avoid making them yourself.
Business Failure

10 Reasons Why 7 Out of 10 Businesses Fail Within 10 Years

There's a fierce tide of potential for failure in business. Half of all businesses won't make it to the five-year mark.
Failure

Why, When You Fail, You Should 'Fail Forward'

So, you've fallen on your face? Consider that you're walking in the footsteps of some 'famous failures,' like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey and Stephen King.
Failure

Fess It, Then Fix it: Studying Mistakes Is How You Find Opportunities to Innovation.

Failure is an inevitable part of business. Publicly praise employees when they take ownership of the process.
Success and Failures

Entrepreneurs Should Watch the Mayweather-McGregor Fight, But Not Just to See Who Wins

Business is mostly selling. Selling is mostly getting told "no.'' How you deal with it is what makes you a winner.
Overcoming Obstacles

How 4 Entrepreneurs Came Back From the Brink

Breakdowns can lead to breakthroughs.
Success and Failures

What Mark Cuban Learned From His 6 Biggest Failures

Forget your failures. No one cares until you succeed.
Success and Failures

How Kevin O'Leary Overcame 6 Formative Failures

Mr. Wonderful learned from each not-so-pleasant experience.
Lessons

What Richard Branson Learned From His 7 Biggest Failures

The mark of a true entrepreneur is the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.