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  • Jacqueline Matthew

    The Mistake: Not being honest with myself in terms of what I needed. I was a very high-achieving student, and prestige is important to you coming out...

  • Donnette Hansen

    The Mistake: Not trusting my instincts. The restaurant business is all about people – all around the table, from the employee side to customer side....

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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


  • Ken Olliff

    The Mistake: False starts in my career path. I'm not sure if mistake is the right word, but I've definitely learned lessons along the way. I've had a...

  • David Lightburn

    The Mistake: We certainly didn't know from the start the monumental efforts it would take to get us to this place in time. While we were building...

  • Hilda Perez

    The Mistake: Dwelling on bad decisions. I started my own company after working at a startup where I had really good mentors. I was the lieutenant for...

  • Todd Stottlemyre

    The Mistake: I started to lack belief in myself. In 1992, I was a starting pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays and I was struggling. I pitched four or...

  • Tony Watters

    The Mistake: Changing jobs. I once decided to leave a good thing behind in pursuit of a role with a different brand. I was well-respected at my...

  • Natalie Boden

    The Mistake: It took me a very, very long time to see that a senior hire wasn’t a good fit. We’re a communications and public relations agency...