| Crain's Boston

If I Knew Then...

Even born leaders have learning curves. In this feature, local insiders share their wisdom and talk about mistakes that shaped their business philosophy.

Jim Koch

co-founder and chairman
The Boston Beer Company

The Mistake: In my 20s, I was a mountaineering instructor with Outward Bound. Back then the courses were 28 days in the wilderness, and so you would...

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