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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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Forecast: Indiana economy to outpace national growth rate

Vibrant sectors such as the life sciences should help the metro area outpace Indiana and perhaps the nation in the percentage of economic growth next year, according to an Indiana University forecast. | Photo by Robert K. Elder

November 3, 2016 - 11:33am

Indianapolis tech firms seek customer relationships in speed dating

Springbuk CEO Rod Reasen and account executive Lauren Howard meet with executives from Indiana companies during TechPoint's suite speed dating event last week at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis. | Photo courtesy of TechPoint

November 2, 2016 - 11:03am

Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

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

Job cred: Ascend Indiana works to boost talent pipeline

Jason Kloth, CEO of workforce initiative Ascend Indiana and former Indianapolis deputy mayor for education, said more workers with post-secondary degrees are needed. | Photo courtesy of Central Indiana Corporate Partnership

October 25, 2016 - 6:08am

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

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Mentors see untapped potential for women in tech careers

Robin Fleming, senior vice president of technology at Angie’s List and a mentor for women in technology, said many don’t realize the opportunities that exist in the field. | Photo by Frank Espich/Angie’s List

October 5, 2016 - 1:14pm

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.

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