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  • Jay Dearborn

    The Mistake: At a certain point in management it's not about the content—it's about the people. About eight years ago I was a project manager at...

  • Stuart Randle

    The Mistake About 20 years or so ago, I was pretty young in my career and was working for a very large corporation when we were going through a...

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    Dawn Foods Taps Boston Resident Bob Howland as new CDO

    Bob Howland has been named Chief Digital Officer for global bakery leader, Dawn Foods. As CDO, Howland will use his deep digital knowledge to engage customers and build out... Read More


  • Bob Boudreau

    The Mistake In 1999 Dave Melville, WinterWyman's chairman and founder, talked to me about my next step in the company, and I expressed an interest in...

  • Ty Pennington

    The Mistake: The biggest mistake I’ve made is taking off my comfortable hat. What I mean is, I’ve sort of made a career out of being myself. That’s...

  • Denise White

    The Mistake: Being too trusting. More than 10 years ago, I hired a woman who had no experience; I wanted to promote and elevate women in the business...

  • Paul D’Arcy

    The Mistake: I became a CEO before I was ready to lead. I was very lucky in my early career to have the opportunity to start a company when I was 28...

  • Kevin Lamar

    The Mistake: We didn’t do enough market research. When SoftScience started up, we were targeting the podiatric market, people with plantar fasciitis...