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  • 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...

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    Stewart Names Southerland Manager of Marketing & Comm.

    Denise Southerland will work in conjunction with leadership to develop and implement tactics to promote Stewart’s expertise and experience in the industry. Her primary... Read More


  • Charles Watson

    The Mistake: When I was working with our CEO around 2012, I was the vice president of franchise development for Tropical Smoothie. This was when we...

  • 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...

  • Michael Callahan

    The Mistake: Years ago, when I worked at McAfee, I launched a totally different type of advertising campaign for a new product. Instead of spreading...

  • Sandesh Joshi

    The Mistake: Not taking the chance to grow early on. As I look back, the one thing I can think of that we, as a company, did wrong was not going...

  • Louis Vitiello Jr.

    The Mistake: Trying to grow too fast. Running an organization like Business and Beers takes a lot of trial and errors. There have been a lot of...