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  • Brian Mattingly

    The Mistake: We're a franchise concept, and we have franchisees all over the country that are like little marketing agencies that offer our...

  • Yazmin Cavale

    The Mistake: When you come into the world like the tech world and see how much it's growing right now, you make mistakes every single day. But you'll...

  • 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...

  • Nekasha Pratt

    The Mistake: One in particular that stands out to me was saying no to a boss on an opportunity she offered me in my 20s to join a women's networking...

  • Kimbal Musk

    The Mistake: I convinced myself that my business couldn’t scale. Back in the 90s, I was working in the internet business with my brother. I wasn’t...

  • Paul Jankowski

    The Mistake: I let the culture of my work environment affect who I was and how I acted at work. One day I woke up and thought to myself that I was...

  • Koel Thomae

    The Mistake: Rob and I were complete strangers going into business together. We never wrote a business plan, we never really talked about strategy....

  • Drew Westervelt

    The Mistake: One of the mistakes I’ve made was not being a leader. Instead of making my own decisions, I was looking at what other brands in the...