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  • Ty Pennington

    The Mistake: The biggest mistake I’ve made is taking off my comfortable hat. What I mean is, I’ve sort of made a career out of being myself. That’s...

  • 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...

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    Chinook Hires Patrick Troppe for New Product Management

    Patrick Troppe leads product management activities related to Quicx™, Chinook’s software platform for commissioning agents, facility managers, AEC firms and commercial real... Read More


  • Parag Patel

    The Mistake: My mistake was accepting things the way they were and not challenging the status quo. I got started in this business at a very young age...

  • 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...

  • Carl E. Clark II

    The Mistake My mistake was waiting too long before taking decisive action. Early in my career, more than 20 years ago, I was transitioning from a...

  • 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...

  • Steve Stencil

    The Mistake: My mistake was not thinking big enough soon enough. The Leap application came about out of necessity. I did in-home sales selling...