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  • Tom O'Brien

    The Mistake: When I was 33 years old I was offered the job of director at the Boston Development Authority by Mayor Tom Menino. It was a great...

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    Assurance expands in D.C. with hiring of Scott Lockman

    Scott Lockman has been hired as senior vice president and sales leader at Assurance—charged with growing the insurance agency's presence in greater Washington, D.C.... Read More


  • Sid Banerjee

    The Mistake: As we grew, we ended up realizing that we were not only competing with other vendors, but we were competing with our own partners. When...

  • Desiree Peterkin Bell

    The Mistake: Thinking that people, particularly those in politics, are all driven by purpose and making an impact. When I was younger, I wanted to be...

  • Danny Robinson

    The Mistake: My No. 1 mistake started before I started the concept of Hoop Tea. I’ve owned restaurants and bars for 15 years, and without correcting...

  • Carmen Del Guercio

    The Mistake: In trying to generate new ideas, I inadvertently created more confusion and lack of direction. Early on in my career in banking I was...

  • John Bramlette

    The Mistake: There’s a theme at this job and at previous jobs I’ve had, which is figuring out the right balance between being aggressive with new...