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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Joanie Frieden

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Carlo Ruggiero

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Flea markets face new challenges amid growth

Shoppers browse through stalls at Sunny Flea Market.

November 28, 2016 - 10:42pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Mack Miller

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Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Mabry

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20-somethings offer fresh take on old concept of pillboxes

The EllieGrid Inc. team is a group of 20-somethings who have come up with a smart pillbox to market to adults taking a number of supplements or medications. Shown are (from left) Nicolas Dhanam, Hieu Nguyen, Regina Vatterott and Abe Matamoros. | Photo courtesy of EllieGrid Inc.

November 18, 2016 - 4:42pm

With a little help, startups able to pitch, meet investors

Big Delta Systems is in the process of raising $2.2 million and meeting with new potential investors. Photo courtesy of Adam Baker

November 18, 2016 - 12:35pm

‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

Texas Women's Conference focuses on empowerment

Diane von Furstenberg speaks onstage at the keynote luncheon during the 2016 Texas Conference For Women at the Austin Convention Center on Nov. 15. in Austin. | Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Texas Conference for Women

 

November 15, 2016 - 11:08pm

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