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  • Eric Webster

    The Mistake: Hiring too fast and ignoring product issues. My background is in startups. When you’re doing a startup you’re building a product, but at...

  • S.A. Ibrahim

    The Mistake: Dismissing people. Years ago, I was working for a large bank as a product manager, where, aside from mortgages and credit cards, I was...

  • PROMOTED

    Daniel Green joins Timeshare Exit Team as chief revenue officer

    As the company’s chief revenue officer, Green will continue to give financial control back into the hands of the consumer. By carefully using the right data, Green will help... Read More


  • Lisa Zakroff

    The Mistake: [At a previous job] I think I walked into a bit of a turf war. There were some people that were working together and other people...

  • Eric Allais

    The Mistake: A couple of years ago, it was becoming apparent to me that one of our departments wasn’t functioning as well as it could have. Some of...

  • Eric Burns

    The Mistake: I think the biggest mistake I made was to treat many other fields – outside of the software engineering piece that built the product and...

  • Mike Warn

    The Mistake: I started this company in my garage, at a time when my employer was telling us our jobs were going to Mexico in the not-too-distant...

  • 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...

  • 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...