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What every entrepreneur can learn from kids on Easter

As I traipsed behind my kids and their friends this Sunday hunting for colored eggs – real and plastic – I marveled at their determination. Despite exhaustion, they would not stop until they found that last, elusive egg. While I watched, I realized I could learn a thing or two from them. Be excited by...

Dress for Success: A Night to Remember and a Year of Major Achievements

By Vanessa Ward Recently, Dress for Success Oregon hosted its annual “Celebrate Success” fundraiser. The Oregon chapter is part of a larger organization composed of 105 international affiliates. Together, these organizations work toward the common goal of helping underserved women learn the skills...

Ulum Gives Voice to Vox

By Pat Walsh Three years ago, on Jan. 1, 2008, my wife Beth and I became the majority owners of The Ulum Group.  During those 36 months, a lot of things have changed. Some of our staff members have had babies, others have moved on — all of us have gotten a little older.  Our client base changed a bit,...

Oregon Election Links

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010!  The Secretary of State’s website can connect you to the closest drop off site to return your ballot. Candidates in county commission, city council, judicial and local districts can be found by looking up the county elections office. Ballots should be arriving in...

Putting a Face to a Name: How Public Relations Influences Public Perception

By Matthew Sterner Hey there. I’m Matthew Sterner and I work for Lane County, Youth Services as the program supervisor for the MLK Education Center. The Youth Services MLK Education Center serves secondary students who currently have an active case with the Lane County Department of Youth Services. The...

Mother of Two Reaches Into Her Parenting Toolbox For a Business Lesson in Conflict Management

By Amber Williamson We all face conflict at some point in our personal and professional lives. There never seems to be a shortage of problems and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the constant need to seek creative solutions. As a mother of two young, precocious children, I’m no stranger to solving...

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