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  • Sushil Thomas

    The Mistake My mistake was trying to do it all myself and taking on too much. This happened earlier in my career, when I was working as an engineer...

  • Paul D’Arcy

    The Mistake: I became a CEO before I was ready to lead. I was very lucky in my early career to have the opportunity to start a company when I was 28...

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    Exabeam Appoints Manish Sarin as New CFO

    Sarin has joined rapidly growing SIEM leader Exabeam as chief financial officer, where he will report directly to CEO Nir Polak and be responsible for finance organization... Read More


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Michael Traub

    The Mistake: The mistake we made was that we totally ignored the culture of a company we took over. When I look back at my career, I had the...

  • 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...