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  • Tina Leone

    The Mistake: The mistake I made was not understanding the importance of making sure that everyone in our board of directors was aligned with the...

  • 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...

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  • Keith Scandone

    The Mistake: My mistake was relying too heavily on one account or client. When a client knows you’re relying so heavily on them, they have...

  • 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...

  • Lawrence Schneider

    The Mistake: Following the crowd and desiring to be a manager, without considering the importance of job satisfaction and happiness. This mistake...

  • Patrick Sugrue

    The Mistake: My mistake was coming into a changed management situation thinking I could win over stakeholders with just a smile and a strategy. As a...

  • Chris Vennitti

    The Mistake: Thinking that management and leadership were driven through process. When I started out managing groups and offices, I was drilling too...

  • Trevor Simm

    The Mistake: The mistake was assuming that our salespeople had already gained the sales experience necessary to do a successful job before joining...