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  • Peter Dunn

    The Mistake: Underestimating the power of the team. Years ago, I was a brand manager overseeing my first P&L of a business and a team. We were...

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    Statwax Promotes Brian Walker to President

    Statwax has promoted Brian Walker to agency president. He has a successful history creating digital strategies for higher education clients. Walker will advance from his... Read More


  • Sierra Smith

    The Mistake: Early on, I had a hard time filtering advice—and knowing that advice is just that, it’s advice. It’s not a command, it’s not a "you must...

  • Kevin MacCauley

    The Mistake: My background is around building a company, from conception to operation to achieving profitability as an achievable vision. The mistake...

  • Amanda Brinkman

    The Mistake: Growing up, I always knew I wanted to get into the marketing or advertising space. I was very attracted to film and storytelling and...

  • Peyman Rashid

    The Mistake: The biggest mistake at MaxTradeIn was that we moved a little too fast without doing all the testing. We started raising capital a little...

  • Ted Farnsworth

    The Mistake: Overplaying my hand. Back in the late ‘90s, I had a company in the internet space called Farmbid.com Which was all about agriculture. We...

  • Brad Litz

    The Mistake: I realized I’m just not a franchise guy. After moving back to Indianapolis in 2006, everything was great for a while. As the market...

  • Maneet Chauhan

    The Mistake: I make mistakes all the time. I think they are very important because you learn from them, whether they are small or big errors. I don't...