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  • 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...

  • Sushil Thomas

    The Mistake My mistake was trying to do it all myself and taking on too much. This happened earlier in my career, when I was working as an engineer...

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    Luba Troyanovsky Elected to TAU-American Friends Board

    American Friends of Tel Aviv University, a nonprofit organization that supports Israel’s most influential, comprehensive and sought-after center of higher learning, Tel Aviv... Read More


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...