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  • Ryan Petz

    The Mistake: When we first began, I suffered from what I later learned was called “analysis paralysis.” I totally lacked experience in the beer...

  • Donna Galante

    The Mistake: A big mistake of ours was back in 2008, when my husband and I – and a lot of other people – didn’t think that the economic downturn was...

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    Ducker Worldwide appoints Brian Davis managing director

    Ducker formally announced that Brian Davis has joined the firm as managing director of advisory & private equity coverage. Davis will represent Ducker’s key service... Read More


  • Craig Hella Johnson

    The Mistake: I was making things too much about me There’s an old mystical teaching phrase that says, “Your life is not about you.” That, for me, I...

  • Terri Havens

    The Mistake: Abandoning a project too early. When we first bought the spa 18 years ago, men weren’t going to spas, and I thought they needed to be...

  • Paul Babb

    The Mistake: The hardest lessons I’ve learned have been in managing people, and in being too nice and giving trouble employees too many chances. I...

  • Jacob Moshinsky

    The Mistake: Initially when the business was formed, I did form it with some other potential partners. I don’t think they were the greatest friends...

  • Ilir Sela

    The Mistake: For me looking back, I don't know if I would call it a mistake or just a missed opportunity. I decided to bootstrap the business for...

  • Scott Mercer

    The Mistake: A common thread throughout the early days of Volta was [the struggle to find] that balance of self-reliance versus asking for help. We...