Tag: business fail

Someone's Getting Fired: Totally Avoidable Marketing Mistakes That Will Make You Cringe
Monday, 29 August, 2016
Marketing

Someone's Getting Fired: Totally Avoidable Marketing Mistakes That Will Make You Cringe

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...
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Top 20 Threats to Startup Success (Infographic)
Monday, 11 July, 2016
Leadership

Top 20 Threats to Startup Success (Infographic)

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...
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When Failure is the Key to Success: Lessons from Famous Flops (Infographic)
Monday, 6 June, 2016

When Failure is the Key to Success: Lessons from Famous Flops (Infographic)

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.  Source: OnlineMBAToday.com Keep Your Team on the Path to Success One key to turning...
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Top 5 Reasons for Project Failure and How to Avert Disaster
Wednesday, 3 June, 2015
Project Management

Top 5 Reasons for Project Failure and How to Avert Disaster

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...
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Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail (Infographic)
Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
Leadership

Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail (Infographic)

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...
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