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  • Kevin Lamar

    The Mistake: We didn’t do enough market research. When SoftScience started up, we were targeting the podiatric market, people with plantar fasciitis...

  • 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...

  • PROMOTED

    Glassdoor appoints Jim Cox as chief financial officer

    Jim Cox will be responsible for Glassdoor's financial operations and strategy to support the company's global business. Prior to Glassdoor, Cox served as CFO of... Read More


  • Stephanie Newby

    The Mistake: The mistake was misunderstanding how important it is to put a communications strategy in place and to be deliberate about using the word...

  • 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...

  • Matt Glotzbach

    The Mistake: My mistake was in conflating my company’s need for a corporate vision with a desire for a top-down plan laid out by management. I spent...

  • Steen Knigge

    The Mistake: Wearing myself out. When I started my career with Procter & Gamble in 1989, I often heard two things: Lunch is for losers, and you...