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  • Sierra Smith

    The Mistake: Early on, I had a hard time filtering advice—and knowing that advice is just that, it’s advice. It’s not a command, it’s not a "you must...

  • 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...

  • Ted Farnsworth

    The Mistake: Overplaying my hand. Back in the late ‘90s, I had a company in the internet space called Farmbid.com Which was all about agriculture. We...

  • Maneet Chauhan

    The Mistake: I make mistakes all the time. I think they are very important because you learn from them, whether they are small or big errors. I don't...

  • Lisa Hamilton

    The Mistake: My mistake was leaving a position that I enjoyed to accept another, less satisfying position that would advance my career. I had worked...

  • Vincent P. Bommarito

    The Mistake: Trying to rely on memory to track too many details. In the restaurant business, you have a lot of people coming at you every day about...

  • Kim Hibbs

    The Mistake: I found myself, especially as I got into my 40s, trying to really force a career change. I didn't know whether it was a good idea and I...

  • Nancy Pechloff

    The Mistake: Not taking full advantage of an excellent opportunity to expand my knowledge and connections. I've been in service since 1973 when I...