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

Mark Gorman

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Underdog story: Filmmaker celebrates ‘invisible heroes of baseball’

Hall of Fame baseball player Wade Boggs teamed up as a co-producer on Molly Secours' film "Scouting for Diamonds." | Photo courtesy of Ben Pearson

September 29, 2016 - 1:49pm

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.

Matt Beale

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Pittsburgh Trade Institute puts craftspeople to work

Steve Shelton (center), with students Corey Gray (left) and Lloyd Bell, helped launch the Pittsburgh Trade Institute in 2009. | Courtesy of PTI

September 22, 2016 - 12:37pm

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

Helen Behn

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Moop studio and boutique right at home in vibrant downtown

Moop founder Wendy Downs creates and sells handbags at her downtown studio store. | Photo by Debra Smit for Crain's Pittsburgh.

September 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

Talk a bot cool: Next-generation AI for business

Josh Knauer, founder and CEO of Rhiza, says the firm's Rhizabot platform acts as a business-to-business virtual assistant. | Photo courtesy of Rhiza

September 12, 2016 - 3:15pm

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

Bobby Zappala

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