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  • Jennifer Breithaupt

    The Mistake: I believed if you worked hard and had a great attitude, things would just happen for you. Early on, things worked out that way, so I...

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    Tatyana Midili Named Business Development Officer

    As business development officer, Midili will focus on commercial insurance and referring business to Member's Title, business lending, new accounts and Suncoast Realty.... Read More


  • Landy Labadie

    The Mistake: I wish I had known [at the beginning of my career] that yes, the guest is important, but your team is more important. I’ve noticed times...

  • Michael Traub

    The Mistake: The mistake we made was that we totally ignored the culture of a company we took over. When I look back at my career, I had the...

  • Faith Xenos

    The Mistake: In the early years, I wasn’t more forceful or clear with people when their goals were unrealistic, when their market assumptions about...

  • Charles Watson

    The Mistake: When I was working with our CEO around 2012, I was the vice president of franchise development for Tropical Smoothie. This was when we...

  • Chris Whitlow

    The Mistake: Thinking your solution is the solution to everybody’s problem. The ideas I originally brought to the marketplace were not the ones that...

  • Alan J. Kluger

    The Mistake: I was constantly selling myself. Early on in my career, probably 30 years ago, I would go to these events or people would invite me to...