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  • 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...

  • Steve Stencil

    The Mistake: My mistake was not thinking big enough soon enough. The Leap application came about out of necessity. I did in-home sales selling...

  • Landy Labadie

    The Mistake: I wish I had known [at the beginning of my career] that yes, the guest is important, but your team is more important. I’ve noticed times...

  • Claudia Zacharias

    The Mistake: The mistake was viewing change as something negative. I’ve been in the workforce for nearly 40 years, and for most of that time I had a...

  • Charles Watson

    The Mistake: When I was working with our CEO around 2012, I was the vice president of franchise development for Tropical Smoothie. This was when we...

  • Lawrence Schneider

    The Mistake: Following the crowd and desiring to be a manager, without considering the importance of job satisfaction and happiness. This mistake...

  • Kathleen Durkin

    The Mistake: The mistake was underestimating people with disabilities, but also underestimating the community and employers’ willingness to see...

  • Chris Vennitti

    The Mistake: Thinking that management and leadership were driven through process. When I started out managing groups and offices, I was drilling too...