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  • Kevin Lamar

    The Mistake: We didn’t do enough market research. When SoftScience started up, we were targeting the podiatric market, people with plantar fasciitis...

  • Jennifer Breithaupt

    The Mistake: I believed if you worked hard and had a great attitude, things would just happen for you. Early on, things worked out that way, so I...

  • PROMOTED

    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


  • Stephanie Newby

    The Mistake: The mistake was misunderstanding how important it is to put a communications strategy in place and to be deliberate about using the word...

  • Landy Labadie

    The Mistake: I wish I had known [at the beginning of my career] that yes, the guest is important, but your team is more important. I’ve noticed times...

  • Matt Glotzbach

    The Mistake: My mistake was in conflating my company’s need for a corporate vision with a desire for a top-down plan laid out by management. I spent...

  • Steen Knigge

    The Mistake: Wearing myself out. When I started my career with Procter & Gamble in 1989, I often heard two things: Lunch is for losers, and you...

  • Nancy Atkinson

    The Mistake Early in my career, when I was a young CEO and business owner, I made a big mistake. I didn't have much business experience at that age...