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  • Chris Thomas

    The Mistake: It’s not like a single moment that a particular mistake was made. But one of my bigger, philosophical mistakes was thinking that all of...

  • Seth Goldman

    The Mistake: For Honest Tea the mistake was pretty clearly our decision to become a part owner of a bottling plant. We’d been building the Honest...

  • Tom Gimbel

    The Mistake: Early on in the company's existence, I managed out of fear of turnover versus what was right for the individual and the company. I was...

  • Michael Fox

    The Mistake: Defining success in the wrong terms. After reviewing a 32-year career, I’ve realized we all make a lot of mistakes. One mistake early in...

  • Dennis Georgatos

    The Mistake: I guess one of the neat things about what I do is that each day is unpredictable and you have to make a lot of decisions. One of the...

  • Ernie Garcia

    The Mistake: Before launching Carvana, I founded a startup several years ago called Looterang. This was the heyday of deal sites like Groupon and...

  • Brian Kehl

    The Mistake: They were putting this big Simon mall in Panama City Beach Called Pier Park, and they were looking for tenants. We hooked up with a...