My Favorite Mistake — 74: Taking Responsibility and Learning from Mistakes: Terry Iverson

President & CEO at Iverson & Company

Show notes:

My guest for Episode #74 of the My Favorite Mistake podcast is Terry Iverson, the President & CEO at Iverson & Company, a third-generation family-owned company that produces machine tooling.

Terry is the author of Finding America’s Greatest Champion: Building Prosperity Through Manufacturing, Mentoring and the Awesome Responsibility of Parenting (2018).

He is also founder of the ChampionNow! Foundation, formed in 2012.

Questions and topics include:

  • What lesson did Terry learn about responsibility, in the realm of high school academics and sports eligibility?
  • Lesson about accountability, when others depend on you
  • As a father, can you teach that story or has to be lived?
  • Fessing up and telling the truth about a mistake in the business
  • You don’t make a decision KNOWING its the wrong decision — but learn something?

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