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  • Sharon Epperson

    The Mistake: Not focusing on the moment. One of the mistakes I’ve made in my career that’s been a big one is being so busy focusing on so many...

  • Steve Bernstein

    The Mistake: It took me quite a while to realize that the work of a lawyer and the opportunities for a lawyer exist largely outside the office...

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    Spark451 Announces New Senior Strategist

    Spark451, a prominent higher education enrollment strategy, technology, and marketing firm, announced the appointment of Martin Smith as senior strategist. Based in Tampa,... Read More


  • Jeff Ransdell

    The Mistake: My mistake was not shifting with the corporate culture and not knowing when it was time to leave [a company]. I spent 21 years working...

  • Trey Azar

    The Mistake: My mistake was not having enough patience. We didn’t spend enough time taking a hard look at the vodka category before we brought Cinco...

  • Adam Moskowitz

    The Mistake: Not getting healthy or doing something about my alcohol problem, when it’s as clear as day. About 10 years ago, I found myself really [...

  • Ty Pennington

    The Mistake: The biggest mistake I’ve made is taking off my comfortable hat. What I mean is, I’ve sort of made a career out of being myself. That’s...

  • Denise White

    The Mistake: Being too trusting. More than 10 years ago, I hired a woman who had no experience; I wanted to promote and elevate women in the business...

  • 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...