Marketing teams thrive on two things: coffee and teamwork. The former is the preferred lubricant that wakes teammates from stupor, while the latter is the grease that gets the gears of progress moving. But every now and then, even the most efficient marketing machine breaks down from lack of oil.
That’s when you get legendary stories of epic marketing failures such as these.
If you’ve ever been in one of these situations where teamwork (and project progress) grinds to a halt,...
Marketers, you have a tough job to do. You have to be edgy enough to stand out in a crowded market and attract attention — but not so edgy you embarrass yourself, attracting the wrong kind of attention.
And if you screw up, there is no, “Quick, take it down before someone notices!” Not only has someone noticed, they’ve likely shared the photo or screenshot on Twitter, posted it to Facebook, and submitted it to Reddit. All you can do is pray you haven’t inspired a trending hashtag, and ho...
You put everything into your business: your time, your talents, your money — whatever it takes to make your startup a success. But you’re all too familiar with the scary statistics: half of all new businesses fail within the first five years, and for every successful entrepreneur, there are plenty who wish things had turned out differently. If only you could ask them what they’d change if they could go back in time — or what they learned from their experiences.
Well you’re in luck: this in...
College dropouts, fired employees, bankrupt businesses. Even those people we perceive as the embodiment of success have experienced extreme lows—and used those experiences to fuel their future achievements.
This infographic highlights 6 famous figures whose failures turned out to be temporary setbacks on the way to grand accomplishments, as well as tips to turn your own defeats into greater victories.
Keep Your Team on the Path to Success
One key to turning...
As a vendor of project management and collaboration software, we talk to a lot of project managers. And we've heard all too often that despite every obvious intention for a project to be successful, the reality is that sometimes things fall apart.
My belief is that the more you are prepared to fail, the better suited you are to prevent it from occurring at all. So I asked project managers to share their stories on project failure and the reasons behind the big flop. Now I'm sharing thei...
When you pour your heart and soul (and wallet) into your startup, you want to see it succeed. But did you know that half of all new businesses in the U.S. fail within the first five years? If only you could ask all those entrepreneurs what went wrong. Or collect all their experiences to learn from common mistakes and make your own business stronger!
Well, you're in luck. Venture capital and angel investment database CB Insights recently studied 101 startup post-mortems to discover the most...