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  • Patrick Steel

    The Mistake: The mistake was enduring certain relationships for too long when your values don’t align. One of the things I wish I knew sooner is that...

  • George D. “Bo” Bragaw, III

    The Mistake: The mistake was not pausing to consider whether a new opportunity was the right fit. I’ve been in the brokerage industry for 30 years,...

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    BG (Ret.) Steven Anderson joins Sallyport Global

    Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Anderson joins Reston-based defense contractor Sallyport Global to lead business development and oversee its global mission support and... Read More


  • Sierra Smith

    The Mistake: Early on, I had a hard time filtering advice—and knowing that advice is just that, it’s advice. It’s not a command, it’s not a "you must...

  • Dan DiZio

    The Mistake: My mistake was not thinking ahead. We didn’t have any sort of business plan when we first started Philly Pretzel Factory. We were so...

  • Amanda Brinkman

    The Mistake: Growing up, I always knew I wanted to get into the marketing or advertising space. I was very attracted to film and storytelling and...

  • Ted Farnsworth

    The Mistake: Overplaying my hand. Back in the late ‘90s, I had a company in the internet space called Farmbid.com Which was all about agriculture. We...