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  • Patrick Steel

    The Mistake: The mistake was enduring certain relationships for too long when your values don’t align. One of the things I wish I knew sooner is that...

  • Sierra Smith

    The Mistake: Early on, I had a hard time filtering advice—and knowing that advice is just that, it’s advice. It’s not a command, it’s not a "you must...

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    BeneSys names president of Western operations

    BeneSys Administrators is pleased to announce the promotion of Bonnie Maraia to president of Western operations. Bonnie’s 35-plus years of experience in Taft-Hartley Benefit... Read More


  • Eileen Gittins

      The Mistake: This mistake happened at my last company, Blurb, a self-publishing platform. I spent a decade of my life building the company. I...

  • IoT makes less work for farmers

    The reach of the internet of things, or IoT, can be found in home appliances, sensors and even the food we eat. Over the past few years, farmers have...

  • Amanda Brinkman

    The Mistake: Growing up, I always knew I wanted to get into the marketing or advertising space. I was very attracted to film and storytelling and...

  • Alastair Mitchell

    The Mistake: My mistake was scaling up my business before we had product/market fit. Seven years ago, I was building a company called Huddle. We had...

  • Ted Farnsworth

    The Mistake: Overplaying my hand. Back in the late ‘90s, I had a company in the internet space called Farmbid.com Which was all about agriculture. We...

  • Maneet Chauhan

    The Mistake: I make mistakes all the time. I think they are very important because you learn from them, whether they are small or big errors. I don't...