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Career Path: Home Depot exec makes 'crazy good turn' to podcasts

Brad Shaw works on his podcast, "Crazy Good Turns." | ​Photo courtesy of Crazy Good Turns

March 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

Granola restaurateurs rolling out food truck amid expansion

Julie Mountain, left, and Dana Noorily, co-founders of The Granola Bar restaurant group, are restarting their food truck amid an expansion that includes the start of a catering business and planned openings this year in Stamford and Rye, New York.

(Courtesy of The Granola Bar) 

March 17, 2017 - 4:04pm

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

Bruce Carlson

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Business groups say retiree tax cuts are just one step to growing economy

About two dozen bills have been introduced during this year's General Assembly that aim to reduce or eliminate income taxes on Social Security and pensions. | Photo of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford via Creative Commons

March 10, 2017 - 4:02pm

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

Eugene A. “Gene” Sheehan III

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Real estate investor looks to channel ad agency charm into holistic healing

The site of the former Keiler & Co. advertising agency is now home to the Bridge Healing Arts Center, whose organizers are looking to bring dozens of holistic medicine practitioners together under one roof. | Photo by James Mosher for Crain's Connecticut

February 27, 2017 - 11:59am

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

Gregor McCluskey

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

April Pelletier

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Conn. dairy farmers diversify as number of farms, milk prices drop

The Farmer's Cow, a six-farm milk cooperative formed in 2005, has added to its product lines and offerings including the 2012 summer opening of a restaurant in Mansfield known as The Farmer's Cow Calfe and Creamery. | Courtesy of the The Farmer's Cow LLC

February 15, 2017 - 6:31pm

Forensic accountant uncooks company books

Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, is a Washington-based forensic accountant who has spent the last 12 years operating as a “sleuth with an adding machine.” | Photo courtesy of Tiffany Couch.

February 12, 2017 - 6:16pm

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