Leaders are often spinning many plates, so it stands to reason that CEO mistakes will happen – these are the most common ones to watch.
Most people involved in the startup or SME game will agree it’s risky business; and for many entrepreneurs navigating the competitive landscape, getting funded is a significant hurdle.
John O’Connell, Scale Up Group chairman and founder of the Enterprise Awards, asks five well-known entrepreneurs about their biggest mistakes in business.
When it comes to online advertising, there’s a right way and a wrong way, so David Harvey at Altair Media has highlighted the dos and don’ts when marketing your business on the web.
A chance trip to Doomconf in Berlin convinced Ed Cooke to remove the traditional cloak of censorship, and talk candidly about where he messes up.
Traf-O-Data by Bill Gates? Ever heard of it? No? Well, me neither. But the business tycoon-cum-billionaire philanthropist is quite the serial entrepreneur, thanks to his initial venture.
Chasing down clients who have yet to pay is one of the most unpleasant aspects of running a business. However, a talk with the founder of Delights by Cynthia and the MD of Steel City unveiled that, while most incidents are down to human error, there is a way to minimise them.
If you ask any entrepreneur, they will tell you that starting a business from the ground up is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences anyone can have; the joy of creating something and seeing it flourish is truly special. However, getting to that point isn't the easiest thing to do.
We live in a world where a single typo will find you criticised on Twitter or with empty pockets. As such, here are a few tips to help you spot errors that could land your business in trouble.
What do NASA and Ernest Hemingway’s "The Sun Also Rises" have in common? A tiny typo. But while the book will now fetch its owner quite a hefty sum, to the space agency it meant the failure of Mariner 1.
In a recent study, Victoria Brescoll, a social psychologist at Yale School of Management, examined whether female leaders are judged more harshly for small mistakes when in traditionally male occupations.
Entrepreneurs shouldn't be afraid to make mistakes along the way, or learn from others who have made them before – it's all part of the journey we go through.