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  • Kimbal Musk

    The Mistake: I convinced myself that my business couldn’t scale. Back in the 90s, I was working in the internet business with my brother. I wasn’t...

  • Lisa Pearson

    The Mistake: I assumed people I manage have the same interests, needs and validation points that I do. Nearly a decade ago, I was managing a fairly...

  • Drew Westervelt

    The Mistake: One of the mistakes I’ve made was not being a leader. Instead of making my own decisions, I was looking at what other brands in the...

  • Bill Moore

    The Mistake: I waited too long to start my own company. From early in my career, I knew I wanted to operate a business. I have always loved...

  • Nikki Hall

    The Mistake: I jumped to conclusions without thoroughly analyzing facts and data. Earlier in my career, I used a lot of what I called gut feeling or...

  • Seth Goldman

    The Mistake: For Honest Tea the mistake was pretty clearly our decision to become a part owner of a bottling plant. We’d been building the Honest...

  • Ben Rubenstein

    The Mistake: I had the wrong priorities when it came to hiring. Early on, I tried to hire people that were very similar in personality to me. My...

  • Marsha Milam

    The Mistake: Fundamentally, I have to say there are really no mistakes. What you think so many times is a mistake ends up putting you in the right...