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  • 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...

  • Angie Freeman

    The Mistake: I became a people manager relatively early in my career. I made a classic error that a lot of people do: I assumed I was promoted...

  • PROMOTED

    Candice Crane joins Walser Automotive as CTO

    Ms. Crane has accepted the chief talent officer role with Walser Automotive. Recently she was the VP of dealer solutions at Hireology. She has extensive experience in... Read More


  • Ryan Petz

    The Mistake: When we first began, I suffered from what I later learned was called “analysis paralysis.” I totally lacked experience in the beer...

  • Jeff Prouty

    The Mistake: Thirty years ago, when I was young and hustling, my initial brochure was terrible — too broad. It said, "Jeff can do lots of different...

  • Andy Hinrichs

    The Mistake: My mistake was misgauging the interest of car dealers in our technology. For a bit of background: We started AutoGravity in January of...

  • Jeff Sinelli

    The Mistake: Anytime you start franchises, you’ll have your share of slick businessmen approaching you waving a lot of money. [In our case,] the...

  • Chris Fanning

    The Mistake: Early in my managerial career at the Boston Consulting Group I equated asking for help with weakness, an admission that I really wasn’t...

  • Jeff Elvin

    The Mistake: I made the ongoing mistake of being a bit too cautious. When you’re a smaller company, it can be a good thing to grow things organically...