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  • Patrick Steel

    The Mistake: The mistake was enduring certain relationships for too long when your values don’t align. One of the things I wish I knew sooner is that...

  • 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...

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    Chris Earnest joins Compensation Advisory Partners

    Chris joined Compensation Advisory Partners as a partner, establishing an office in Houston to support the firm’s continued growth. Chris brings to CAP more than a decade of... Read More


  • 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...

  • Brian Williams

    The Mistake: Finding myself — through my own fault or no fault of my own — in an organization that wasn’t the best fit for my skill set.  After...

  • 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...

  • Leslie Lerner

    The Mistake: Not taking risks on my own ideas. Growing up, I always wanted a successful career and to make something of myself. I taught elementary...

  • 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...

  • Lisa Hamilton

    The Mistake: My mistake was leaving a position that I enjoyed to accept another, less satisfying position that would advance my career. I had worked...