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

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

Chris Dornfeld

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

Kathleen "Kitty" Ratcliffe

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Burned by natural gas, energy firms dig different routes into bankruptcy

Brian Lawson and Kenesaw Burwell work on solar panels that the U.S. Energy Department is using to leverage a power purchase agreement with SunEdison and Xcel Energy. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder/U.S. Department of Energy via Wikimedia Commons

March 2, 2017 - 1:41pm

Insurers, policy makers must map uncharted territory for autonomous cars

A Google self-driving car drives next to a commuter bus at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. | Photo by Michael Shick via Wikimedia Commons

January 24, 2017 - 7:28am

Alton to lose both a Kmart and Macy's in latest round of retail closures

A Kmart location in Springboro, Ohio. | Photo by Nicholas Eckhart via Flickr

January 5, 2017 - 4:25pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Medical pot advocates take steps to expand use, minds in Missouri

Brad Rhodes is the director of operations at Noah's Arc Foundation's greenhouse. | Photo courtesy of Noah's Arc Foundation

October 25, 2016 - 9:11am

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

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