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  • Karl Sakas

    The Mistake: My mistake was putting results before team morale. Through a leadership retreat in 2012, I got feedback from nearly a decade of former...

  • PROMOTED

    Stewart names Ron Mikels Manager of Business Devlopment

    As Manager of Business Development, Mikels will work with practice leaders to lead external client development and business growth for the Charlotte and Columbia regions. His... Read More


  • Ty Pennington

    The Mistake: The biggest mistake I’ve made is taking off my comfortable hat. What I mean is, I’ve sort of made a career out of being myself. That’s...

  • Denise White

    The Mistake: Being too trusting. More than 10 years ago, I hired a woman who had no experience; I wanted to promote and elevate women in the business...

  • Paul D’Arcy

    The Mistake: I became a CEO before I was ready to lead. I was very lucky in my early career to have the opportunity to start a company when I was 28...

  • Kevin Lamar

    The Mistake: We didn’t do enough market research. When SoftScience started up, we were targeting the podiatric market, people with plantar fasciitis...

  • 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...

  • Robert Maynard

    The Mistake: Not letting go earlier. When we first became a franchise, many people were interested in becoming franchisees, which was exciting...