Crain's St. Louis | Business news just got personal

Latest Stories

  • Jennifer Breithaupt

    The Mistake: I believed if you worked hard and had a great attitude, things would just happen for you. Early on, things worked out that way, so I...

  • Landy Labadie

    The Mistake: I wish I had known [at the beginning of my career] that yes, the guest is important, but your team is more important. I’ve noticed times...

  • John Bracamontes

    The Mistake: Choosing a market niche that was too narrow. We were focused only on large financial institutions like hedge funds and private equity...

  • Susanne Evens

    The Mistake: Trying to do it all as a startup founder. When I started my company, I did everything myself, from marketing to accounting. It's hard...

  • 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...

  • Daniel Levitt

    The Mistake: I learned from direct experience that raising money is a very difficult thing for some entrepreneurs. They come up with an idea and go...