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At this green gym, customers improve their bodies – and the environment

Sacramento Eco Fitness owner and CEO Jose Avina, left, says members get a charge out of powering the gym with their regular cycling workouts. | Image courtesy of Sacramento Eco Fitness.

August 8, 2017 - 5:23pm

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

Joah Spearman

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

Dave Ramsey

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

Jose Avina

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Sacramento region on its way to becoming Silicon Valley East?

The Cannery business office and technology campus at the Alhambra Boulevard-Stockton Boulevard-R Street triangle in Midtown is home to several of Sacramento’s more-innovative tech companies. | Photo courtesy of Fulcrum Property.

July 19, 2017 - 1:30am

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

Sunnie Thornton

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Career Path: From country singer to cupcake powerhouse

Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, opened her first bakery in Nashville but now has nearly 100 franchises. (Courtesy of Gigi's Cupcakes) 

June 26, 2017 - 11:08am

From healthcare to family fun, virtual reality is a hot commodity in Sacramento

Virtual reality headsets are becoming a popular leisure tool for young and old alike. | Photo courtesy of Dillon Hill, Gamers Gift.

June 20, 2017 - 4:29am

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Career Path: 31 years of tinkering, work is still play for toy inventor

Morley has conceived an estimated 1,000 toys. | Photo courtesy Tony Morley

June 13, 2017 - 12:13pm

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