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

Ryan Petz

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Minnesota small businesses go big for the holidays

The historic riverside town of Stillwater has long strategized to charm holiday shoppers away from big retailers. | Photo courtesy of DiscoverStillwater.com.

November 9, 2017 - 11:04am

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

Jeff Prouty

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

Jeff Sinelli

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

Chris Fanning

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

Jeff Elvin

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

Koel Thomae

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Pie piper rolls out tastier sales each year

Entrepreneur Sara Hayden, of Sara's Tipsy Pies, says she has been "blessed with amazing business mentors," so she hopes she can help a new startup herself someday. | Photo courtesy of Jeannine Marie Photography

October 3, 2017 - 12:57pm

Lights, camera, emotion: Video firm deals in storytelling

Video producer Jeff Brandt specializes in creating promotional films with an emotional edge. | Photo by Scott Cohen

July 18, 2017 - 11:34am

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