It would be nice if you could start a business, get all the building blocks in place, and launch right into working at the top of the game. Sadly, that’s not how the world works. Even the most professional business people started out as rookies, and rookies make a lot of mistakes–sometimes very big ones. But if you know how to handle them, even the worst mistakes can turn into learning opportunities.
Our experts are at the tops of their fields, but they didn’t get there by being perfect all the time. We asked them to share some of the mistakes they have made over the years, and tell us how they handled them–and learned from them. They had a lot of great advice.
Below, we’ve compiled a few of the helpful answers our experts provided. Check back later in the week for a follow-up article!