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  • Matt Tillman

    The Mistake:  The mistake I really don’t want to repeat is hiring the wrong type of person for a particular job — people who aren’t a fit for what...

  • Koel Thomae

    The Mistake: Rob and I were complete strangers going into business together. We never wrote a business plan, we never really talked about strategy....

  • PROMOTED

    BeneSys Inc. names new chief executive officer

    Wolyniec brings 25 years of experience with Xerox and Mercer, growing businesses and leveraging technology, and will now focus on building an already strong market position,... Read More


  • Matthew Youngblood

    The Mistake: I’ve done a lot of work in the spirits and adult alcoholic beverages industry throughout my career. And in the early days of my career,...

  • Jaime Paris Boisvert

    The Mistake: I assumed that if I did a good job, then someone would ask me to apply for a higher-up job. I was lucky in that I ultimately didn't miss...

  • Jim Patterson

    The Mistake: Trying to build too big, too fast. Earlier in my career, a lot of times we would conceive of something really cool. Then we would go off...

  • Drew Westervelt

    The Mistake: One of the mistakes I’ve made was not being a leader. Instead of making my own decisions, I was looking at what other brands in the...

  • Tim McGraw

    The Mistake: My mistake was in believing or putting too much weight upon what we thought [lawmakers] would do, as opposed to what they actually did...

  • Bob Friday

    The Mistake In the early 1990s, [when] I was with a company called Metricom, I became the RF engineer, responsible for designing all the radios there...