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  • Josh Mastel

    The Mistake: Before I founded UpRoar Partners, I was in a very comfortable spot as the VP of sales for an IT service company. I had wanted to leave...

  • Mike Brown

    The Mistake: I hired somebody that wasn’t skilled for the job. They flamed out and I had to let them go. When I first became a manager at a finance...

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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


  • Marcus Fortunato

    The Mistake: My biggest regret was taking off the kitchen whites and putting on a business suit. I started in a Michelin-starred kitchen in the early...

  • Justin Bradshaw

    The Mistake: I failed to block out the noise. REVER is not my first startup. I had a publishing startup a few years back. We published maps of all...

  • 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...

  • Judith Winfrey

    The Mistake: The mistake is not listening to my intuition. Every CEO has to make decisions all day long, and there are times when decision fatigue is...

  • Tyrone Pike

    The Mistake: I didn't realize how many opportunities were available – and neither did some of my competitors. There were many, many more...

  • Anthony Sobotik

    The Mistake: I hired based on the person, not on the position. For a long time when we were hiring externally, we would hire based on personalities...