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  • 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...

  • Kevin Cundiff

    The Mistake: Early in my career, I was too focused on moving bottom performers in the business. I’d always rationalized that approach with the...

  • 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


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bill Goede

    The Mistake: We never planned appropriately for the scenario of success. Let me give you some history: It’s 1994 and there was a group of us all...

  • Coleman Watson

    The Mistake: I assumed that I had to follow in the mold of my previous employers and try to do the same, very traditional procedures and processes...

  • Bruce Elliott

    The Mistake: I thought I knew the business before I got in the business. My first transaction was a $7 million piece of land. I came into the...

  • Diane Gillin

    The Mistake: I was closed-minded to new ideas. I came from a medical background. Before starting my business with my partner, I was a trauma nurse...