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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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Throwing shade: Conn.’s tobacco road faces eroding industry

O.J. Thrall Inc. in Windsor is one of two Connecticut River Valley farms to have planted tobacco shade crops this year. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut

September 6, 2016 - 5:19pm

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

Bryce Rutter

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Ugly houses need love, too: HomeVestors setting records and growing fast

HomeVestors slogan and mascot have been effective as the company sets new records. Photos courtesy of HomeVestors. 

September 2, 2016 - 11:54am

S2 Capital turns neglected apartments into showcase properties

A renovated apartment features an outdoor area with a flatscreen television. | Courtesy of S2 Capital

September 2, 2016 - 11:38am

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.

Sid Smith

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

Adam Sax

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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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