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4 Ways to Manage Failure

  Starting a business is so tricky that most are bound to fail. But failure teaches important lessons and can be managed, according to Colm Lyon (@colmlyon), CEO and founder of Realex Payments. Speaking at the second annual Dotconf (@dotconf) today, Lyon recounted his experiences setting up Realex (@realexpayments) around 11 years ago and gave…

Persistence Pays

I stumbled upon this blog entry today at www.hbr.org about the value of persistence in achieving your goals. It’s a common theme amongst people who chatter about entrepreneurship and innovation. The blog author, Peter Bregman, CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., told of how he began to view rejection when he first started his firm. He…