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    Stewart names Mikels Manager of Business Development

    As Manager of Business Development, Mikels will work with practice leaders to lead external client development and business growth for the Charlotte and Columbia regions. His... Read More


  • Karl Sakas

    The Mistake: My mistake was putting results before team morale. Through a leadership retreat in 2012, I got feedback from nearly a decade of former...

  • Craig Pearson

    The Mistake: Not focusing harder on our global marketing strategy. When Private Wealth Systems got started, I wanted to quickly get into the market...

  • 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...