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  • 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...

  • Nancy Klock Corey

    The Mistake I remember reaching into my pocket one time during a very important meeting and finding [my son’s] tiny G.I. Joe toy there. I...

  • PROMOTED

    Kimberly Bond joins fast-growing trust company in Tampa

    Bond will manage and develop personal trust relationships with families and advisors for Cumberland Trust, one of the South's fastest growing trust companies. She will... Read More


  • Maria Harrison

    The Mistake: I didn’t really understand core values and how they can set up a team for success or failure, so [our company] didn’t have identified...

  • John Grahame

    The Mistake: I underestimated the competitiveness of the business world. Coming from the National Hockey League, where I was playing against the best...

  • Rob Reynolds

    The Mistake: In the early days, we didn’t value virtue over talent. Avesta started in 2010, but we got into real estate in 2005 and started buying...

  • Olivier Grinda

    The Mistake: My perspective in 2008 when I went to Brazil was that I was going to become this kind of superhero entrepreneur. I was going to be extra...

  • Paul Leone

    The Mistake: I thought I had established a work-life balance, but I was wrong. I had this experience that made me realize that what I had been doing...