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  • Jacob Moshinsky

    The Mistake: Initially when the business was formed, I did form it with some other potential partners. I don’t think they were the greatest friends...

  • Ilir Sela

    The Mistake: For me looking back, I don't know if I would call it a mistake or just a missed opportunity. I decided to bootstrap the business for...

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    Ducker Worldwide appoints Brian Davis managing director

    Ducker formally announced that Brian Davis has joined the firm as managing director of advisory & private equity coverage. Davis will represent Ducker’s key service... Read More


  • Scott Mercer

    The Mistake: A common thread throughout the early days of Volta was [the struggle to find] that balance of self-reliance versus asking for help. We...

  • Chris Meyer

    The Mistake: A number of years ago, when I was actively involved in the funeral industry, I came up with an idea for a business that I was sure would...

  • Rob Reynolds

    The Mistake: In the early days, we didn’t value virtue over talent. Avesta started in 2010, but we got into real estate in 2005 and started buying...

  • Anne Witkavitch

    The Mistake:  Letting my past accomplishments get in the way of reinventing my future. We tend to think of writing different chapters in our life,...

  • Genevieve Paquette

    The Mistake: Not knowing when someone hasn’t worked out for a role, and recognizing when you need to fire them. I became a manager at a pretty early...