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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.

Pam Cooper

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

Cortnie Purdy-Fausner

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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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'Agbioscience' entrepreneurs sprouting in Indiana

Greenfield-based Rubicon Agriculture converted this 40-foot shipping container into a hydroponics laboratory, which was purchased by a high school in Omaha, Neb. | Photo courtesy of Rubicon

 

September 22, 2016 - 1:55pm

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

Betsy Mikesell

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