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  • Daniel Levitt

    The Mistake: I learned from direct experience that raising money is a very difficult thing for some entrepreneurs. They come up with an idea and go...

  • Frank Ashmore

    The Mistake: Believing that if you’re the guy at the top, there’s less room for other people. Competing, being a driven personality and staying at...

  • Jason Kyle

    The Mistake: I didn’t take enough time to look at how [customers] saw the business and how they interpreted it.​ I played in the NFL for 16 years and...

  • Andrea Lechner-Becker

    The Mistake: I thought that management was all about telling people what to do and that they would learn what I wanted from them by following my...

  • Ray Sedey

    The Mistake: I grew up in the construction business, and it’s always been my passion. Early in my career, I was ambitious and eager to learn, which...

  • Ken Beckrich

    The Mistake: Not realizing there is always randomness in the market.​ While I was working for a large medical-device company, a technology was...

  • David DelZotto

    The Mistake: Before 2008, I was buying land in other markets and titling it because we could sell it to homebuilders before we even mapped the lots....