9 Ways You’re Effectively Destroying Your Startup

You’ve started something good; make sure you’re going about it the right way.

Insulting your own employees, losing sight of the big picture, ignoring your gut: Are you guilty of these progress-killing mistakes in starting a new business?

Blowing a ton of money too quickly is an obvious startup mistake, but you can also be too ambitious, or get along too well with your cofounder. Too much of a good thing can ruin the best-laid business plan.

Check out the video above for more ways your new venture could use some work.

[Sources: “How 4 Successful Entrepreneurs Came Back After Startup Failure;” “A Harvard Professor Analyzes Why Start-Ups Fail,” the New York Times; “Why Startups Fail,” The Entrepreneurs Club]

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