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  • Bonnie Gross

    The Mistake: Making assumptions about your audience is a mistake made even by professional speakers. I know because I’ve made it myself. As a public...

  • Bob Elfanbaum

    The Mistake: Not having a leadership plan in place that accounted for rapid growth. Our company really started in 1999 as a dot-com when rapid growth...

  • Nelson Lang

    The Mistake: Not including the franchisees in our decision-making. Nobody complains when times are good, but that changes when things take a turn. We...

  • Pamela Steer

    The Mistake: I once believed that hiring “A-players” exclusively was the best way to grow a business. As someone who has roots in fast-changing start...

  • David J. Rotfleisch

    The Mistake: Marketing is crucial for any business, including accounting and law firms. But as my practice grew in the 2000s, I took my eye off...

  • Dan Khabie

    The Mistake: My mistake was holding on too long. Back in 1999 when the business first started out, one of the things I didn’t realize was happening...

  • Joanne Elek

    The Mistake: Sometimes it’s difficult to recognize that the culture of a workplace no longer aligns with your strengths and values as a professional...

  • 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...