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How Phoenix nonprofits built a startup culture in a few years

PHX Startup Week drew roughly 6,000 attendees this year. | Photo courtesy of PHX Startup Week

July 18, 2017 - 1:27pm

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

Vicki Mayo

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Phoenix's Urban Farm planting new view of food – one seed at a time

Greg Peterson's Urban Farm educational platform grew from a hobby in 2001 to a full-time business today. | Photo courtesy of Urban Farm

March 13, 2017 - 3:57pm

Phoenix sisters sculpt a niche with fat-reduction technology

Sisters Jessica Johnson and Melissa Mickelson are the co-owners of Bodify in Phoenix. | Photo courtesy of Bodify

January 18, 2017 - 2:52pm

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

Ross Toohey

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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

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

David A. Dexter

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