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  • Scott Mercer

    The Mistake: A common thread throughout the early days of Volta was [the struggle to find] that balance of self-reliance versus asking for help. We...

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    Matrix Integration announces new Indy talent

    Continuing their expansion in Indianapolis, Matrix Integration, expert technology advisors, announces their new business development director, Mike Childs, to lead business... Read More


  • Chris Newcomb

    The Mistake: Customers were getting a bad taste because we couldn’t deliver product on time. Back in the early days when we first started in 1993, we...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Brenda Stallings

    The Mistake: I started out very early in my career, at age 19, as an entrepreneur. Building a company, you start out building relationships. You make...

  • 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...