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  • Anderson Smith

    The Mistake: I had the expectation that I would go to college, get good grades and then get a career job, following the American dream. I thought I...

  • 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...

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    Stewart Morris Jr. joins Texan Bank Board of Directors

    Texan Bank is pleased to announce that Stewart Morris Jr. has been elected to its Board of Directors. Stewart brings vast business experience, as well as a very unique and... Read More


  • 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...

  • David Hamilton

    The Mistake: Saying yes to too many things. You want to listen to the customer. You want to make the customer happy, so you chase ideas. Maybe we...

  • 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....

  • Bobby Tudor

    The Mistake: Being too quick to hire. Your early hires are so critical to what kind of quick traction you get in business. On the whole, I did pretty...

  • 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...

  • Seth Goldman

    The Mistake: For Honest Tea the mistake was pretty clearly our decision to become a part owner of a bottling plant. We’d been building the Honest...