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Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Career Path: 31 years of tinkering, work is still play for toy inventor

Morley has conceived an estimated 1,000 toys. | Photo courtesy Tony Morley

June 13, 2017 - 12:13pm

Career Path: Former computer store owner turns T-shirt giant

Josh Kent, founder and CEO of SunFrog, launched the T-shirt company three years ago with a design intended for social sharing to boost profits. | Photo courtesy of SunFrog

June 7, 2017 - 5:54pm

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

Audrey Padgett

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St. Louis franchises go mobile to deliver bikes, bubbles, biceps

Francesca DeRanzo launched the St. Louis area’s first velofix, a franchise of a mobile bike business based in Canada, in February 2016. | Photo courtesy of velofix owner-operator Francesca DeRanzo
May 19, 2017 - 8:44am

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

Jim Koch

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

David Dresner

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

Kristin Blount

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

Rogan Donelly

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

J.R. Rigley

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