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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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Boyd’s aims to help solve a brewing pod problem

Boyd's new single-serve pod is made from more than 90-percent renewable resources, and the pod’s ring is made from coffee chaff – the skin of the coffee bean that comes off during the roasting process. | Photo courtesy of Boyd's.

March 29, 2017 - 11:53am

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

Mark Pahlow

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

Chris Sarles

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Cascade Locks company aims to turn potential trash into closet treasures

Since the fall, The Renewal Workshop has been taking damaged and defective clothing from partner apparel manufacturers – otherwise destined for a landfill – then cleaning, repairing and readying the items for sale. | Photo courtesy of The Renewal Workshop

February 19, 2017 - 10:59am

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

Sara Batterby

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Tony's Chocolonely cooks up chocolate with passion and purpose

Tony's Chocolonely makes six types of chocolate bars, and is on a mission to rid the industry of child slavery. | Photo courtesy of Tony's Chocolonely.

February 8, 2017 - 1:35pm

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

Chris Knox

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Few are more over the snow than Portland’s small businesses

It's been fun, Mother Nature. Every snowman, snow angel and snowshoe run. But small shops are ready to get back to business. | Photo by James Schumacher via Flickr.

January 17, 2017 - 6:44pm

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