CEO Q&A: With All Your Achievements, Do You Have Any Regrets?
In each issue of Franchise Update magazine we profile franchise CEOs and presidents, asking each the same set of questions. Throughout the year, we'll be selecting one of those questions - and providing answers from those profiles. Want to learn more about these franchise leaders and their thoughts on other topics? Easy - click the links we've included with their responses to read their full profile.
This week's question: Do you have any regrets?
Bette Fetter, CEO and Founder, Young Rembrandts
Regrets are always part of the growing process, but I like to deal with regrets as they happen. Forgive and move on. It's so much better to focus on the good. Read the full profile here.
Shannon Hudson, CEO and Co-Founder, 9Round Franchising
I just wish I would have started sooner! Read the full profile here.
Tammy Whitworth, Chair and CEO, Window World
I don't have any major regrets. I think if we could all do things over again, we might do something different. But nothing major, no. Read the full profile here.
Rob Price, CEO and President, School of Rock
Plenty. Most of my regrets however are not my mistakes or failures; I have learned from these. Rather, my regrets relate to not taking more chances, stretching myself, and learning new things. Read the full profile here.
Brian Petranick, CEO and President, RiseMark Brands
Not really. I try not to put too much energy into regrets and choose instead to focus on tomorrow and the days, weeks, and years that follow. Read the full profile here.
Jon Nobis, CEO, Two Men and a Truck
Not figuring this out sooner: We are all limited by time. The wisest people I have met figured out how to allocate it appropriately. Read the full profile here.
Larry Oberly, CEO and President, SpeedPro Imaging
Never. It's been a great career and a great life. Let's keep rolling. Read the full profile here.
Nicole Ossenfort, CEO and President, Liberty Tax
Too few to mention. Read the full profile here.
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