Mistakes

Starting a Business

Over-Promising is the Worst Mistake an Entrepreneur Can Make

Nothing will underwhelm clients and customers more than under-delivering.
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Says These are the Dumbest Things Entrepreneurs Do

Whatever you do, don't do the first thing on this list. Or the second. Definitely not the third.
Learning From Mistakes

From Tragedy to Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur: Keir Weimer's Quest for Redemption

He made costly mistakes as a college student. Now he's on a mission to make his life count.
News and Trends

A Promoter's Original Sins

Entrepreneurs and promoters, such as Naresh Goyal, possess certain traits, which lead to their being feted
Leadership

Former Navy SEAL Commanders Say New Leaders Always Make the Same 2 Mistakes

New leaders are often afraid to admit when they don't know something, and resort to making excuses rather than seeking help, they say.
Entrepreneurs

5 Business Mistakes to Avoid for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Harness your fear and channelise it into your passion
Employee Morale

4 Key Ways to Create a Culture of Learning

Supporting learning strengthens employee engagement, which sustains your firm when economic uncertainty looms.
Funding

Here's Why Your Startup Won't Get Funded

The main challenge start-ups are facing on their investor pitches is developing a convincing narrative that will attract and persuade investors
Learning From Mistakes

5 Things Not to Do When You're Running a Small Business

Here are the lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Employees

Five Mistakes that Hinder Employee Engagement

Knowing how to engage employees requires a careful understanding of what employees value in your organization and amplifying it
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg's 2019 New Year's Resolution Is Well-Meaning and Vague, Just Like Ours

The past few years have seen a merging of the personal and professional in the Facebook founder's annual goals, but the execution has a left a little to be desired amid increased company scrutiny.
Startups

5 Ways to Crack the Startup Code

Without these things, even a person with the highest of IQ, an incessant supply of smart ideas, an analytical mind and the best training cannot make it work
Business

Online mistakes tarnishing your business reputation

Beware of reacting to a review instantly with impulse, adequately following-up with the customer and developing a contingency plan can go a long way in building goodwill