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If I Knew Then...

Even born leaders have learning curves. In this feature, local insiders share their wisdom and talk about mistakes that shaped their business philosophy.

Kathleen "Kitty" Ratcliffe

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The Mistake: Taking a position that leaves you no room for negotiation. I was an 18-year-old senior in high school. I was an honor student and a...

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