Every business no matter size or shape has periodic disappointments, it simply comes with the territory. The lessons to learn from every disappointment are: first how to prevent a reoccurrence and second how to turn a misstep into an opportunity. If you never make a mistake it most likely means you’re not trying enough new initiatives to grow your company. It’s one thing to be cautious, it’s another to grow stagnant. View Michael Feuer’s perspective on what to do when something goes south.