In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott sits down with Rebel Mouse CEO and founder Paul Berry to talk about the mistakes he made when starting his business, how to avoid them in the future and how he dealt with them when they occurred.

One of his biggest mistakes? Letting high-drama, high-output workers affect his company’s environment. 

Berry claims that business owners need to recognize how a single high-drama employee can keep others from achieving their potential. Too often, bosses — especially in start-ups — overlook problems a high-drama employee creates because it seems like his or her work is crucial to the company’s success.

“You don’t need them,” Berry says, “but you’re tempted to think you do.”

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