17 ways entrepreneurs fail

entrepreneur fail

  1. Hire staff
  2. Lose focus
  3. Move slowly
  4. Over promise
  5. Have meetings
  6. Outsource sales
  7. Drive a fancy car
  8. Follow the crowd
  9. Rent fancy offices
  10. Chase vanity metrics
  11. Spend too much money
  12. Think your idea is original
  13. Choose the wrong partners
  14. Establish board committees
  15. Invest without a business plan
  16. Have less than six month’s cash runway
  17. Compete with a network effects business like Facebook