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  • Trevor Wilde

    The Mistake: Early on, the mistake that I made was feeling that every ounce of myself had to be poured into the business and not having any sort of...

  • Nicole Stanton

    The Mistake: Believing people's explanations about why they're leaving the company. I typically trust people. I take them at their word until I’m...

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    Jennifer Leuer Appointed as New CEO of CyberScout

    Jennifer is CEO of CyberScout, the premier global provider of identity and data defense services. Prior to that, she held a variety of roles during two tenures with Experian... Read More


  • Bob Elfanbaum

    The Mistake: Not having a leadership plan in place that accounted for rapid growth. Our company really started in 1999 as a dot-com when rapid growth...

  • 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...

  • Michael Callahan

    The Mistake: Years ago, when I worked at McAfee, I launched a totally different type of advertising campaign for a new product. Instead of spreading...

  • 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...