This week on After the Jump, Grace Bonney calls into the studio in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to talk about her top ten business lessons. Tune in to hear about some of the mistakes that Grace made with her businesses, and how they served as valuable learning experiences. Learn about the importance of following your bliss, trusting your gut, and not compromising! Grace talks about some of her personal experiences, and how she realized she needed to spend more time working on her life outside of the work environment. Listen to this episode to hear Grace’s top ten business tips, top five greatest mistakes, and top five achievements! This program has been brought to you by Clarkson Potter Publishers.

“Sometimes breaking a rule means rewriting it to be more inclusive, realistic, or innovative.” [9:45]

“I really think that mistakes are a wonderful thing because they really allow you to take a time out and look at your business and say, ‘Has this grown to a way that this isn’t manageable anymore? Is this something I’ve been overlooking? Or something that I’ve been putting on the back burner that really needs to be addressed?’ Never take mistakes personally.” [17:05]

Grace Bonney on After the Jump