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  • 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...

  • Chris Loeffler

    The Mistake: Early on, I didn’t truly understand the concept of alignment of interests, especially as it relates to financial compensation. When we...

  • Seth Goldman

    The Mistake: For Honest Tea the mistake was pretty clearly our decision to become a part owner of a bottling plant. We’d been building the Honest...

  • Steve Kraus

    The Mistake: My biggest mistake was not investing the time to understand the value of a contract lawyer. The mistake was not making sure that all of...

  • Michael Fox

    The Mistake: Defining success in the wrong terms. After reviewing a 32-year career, I’ve realized we all make a lot of mistakes. One mistake early in...

  • Erik Tinker

    The Mistake: I wasn’t able to properly or efficiently manage my subcontractors and I was losing profit by subbing out. When I started out, I had a...

  • Ernie Garcia

    The Mistake: Before launching Carvana, I founded a startup several years ago called Looterang. This was the heyday of deal sites like Groupon and...