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  • Parag Patel

    The Mistake: My mistake was accepting things the way they were and not challenging the status quo. I got started in this business at a very young age...

  • Paul D’Arcy

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

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    Michael Gragnani hired as principal at Diversified Trust

    Diversified Trust, an independent comprehensive wealth management firm with offices throughout the southeast and over $6.5 billion of assets under management, recently... Read More


  • 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...

  • Mark Gally

    The Mistake This mistake goes back more than 20 years, to when I thought I knew more than the customer and didn’t take the time to listen. At the...

  • Andrew Joiner

    The Mistake: One of the mistakes you can make as an entrepreneur is you focus on the financing stage as a real achievement. You can’t accomplish...

  • John Bain

    The Mistake: I created frustration within our teams. I’ve been pretty fortunate to get a few more things right than wrong, but mistakes have been the...

  • Eddie Habibi

    The Mistake: Losing sight of our core competencies. It was circa 2003 and we became enamored of a sexy technology adjacent to the ones we were...

  • Carl E. Clark II

    The Mistake My mistake was waiting too long before taking decisive action. Early in my career, more than 20 years ago, I was transitioning from a...

  • Lee Hobbs

    The Mistake: One of the early lessons we learned: Just because we like it doesn’t mean everyone is going to like it. As much as we were patting...