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  • 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....

  • Tanya Zaccone

    The Mistake: Trying to oversee an organization while working from home can be hard work. When I became executive director here, it was supposed to be...

  • Matthew Youngblood

    The Mistake: I’ve done a lot of work in the spirits and adult alcoholic beverages industry throughout my career. And in the early days of my career,...

  • Jim Patterson

    The Mistake: Trying to build too big, too fast. Earlier in my career, a lot of times we would conceive of something really cool. Then we would go off...

  • Dan Barbee

    The Mistake: It was early in my career, when I became a “leader.” As you became a leader of larger and larger organizations, you tend to become...

  • 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...

  • Tim McGraw

    The Mistake: My mistake was in believing or putting too much weight upon what we thought [lawmakers] would do, as opposed to what they actually did...

  • 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...