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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.

Lisa Druxman

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Shopping on Thanksgiving? Triangle malls want you to wait a day

Shops in downtown Raleigh won't be open on Thanksgiving Day, but they will be open on Small Business Saturday. | Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons. 

October 18, 2016 - 8:18pm

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

Taylor Pope

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Costs tied to Hurricane Matthew continue to mount

Hurricane Matthew destroyed this street in Fayetteville. | Photo courtesy of N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

October 11, 2016 - 12:24pm

Latvian company plants flag in Charlotte

A worker at Printful's plant in Chatsworth, Calif., prepares a T-shirt for printing. The Latvian company plans an East Coast plant in Charlotte.

Photo courtesy of Printful.

October 11, 2016 - 11:48am

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

Beer brewed with Frosted Flakes is not just for breakfast

Coin Toss Brewing Co. Owner Tim Hohl pours Frosted Flakes into his Catch a Tiger Double IPA collaboration. Photo courtesy of Michael Kora, Montavilla Brew Works

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2016 - 12:12pm

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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