Opportunity Knocks stories

Welcome to our newest OK Facilitator, Geoff Clark!  Geoff is new as a co-facilitator of OK 19, but he isn’t new to OK at all! Here’s Geoff’s story: When and why did you join OK? I originally joined OK 4 back in 2000 and at that time we had Jim

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Opportunity Knocks News

Greetings OK Community and friends! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!  Thank you for all you do to create a healthy, happy Central Oregon community! We have a lot of exciting events and opportunities on the horizon to share with you – including our next happy hour and annual event,

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Developing Good Business and Management Skills

“It’s the hunger to write a new story that drives them to overcome their limited circumstances,” writes Carmine Gallo in his book, “The Storyteller’s Secret.” As I read this sentence—about how individuals change for the better and achieve greatness in their lives—I realized it had broader implications: It’s the hunger to

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Developing Good Business and Management SkillsOpportunity Knocks News

Greetings OK Community and friends! We hope this finds you very well, happy and enjoying spring. Thanks to all of you who made it out to our March Happy Hour at Spoken Moto. Click the image to see more photos 🙂 June Happy Hour Are you curious about Opportunity Knocks?

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Happy Birthday Opportunity Knocks! Thank you all for a fun celebration of OK’s 20th Birthday at Rockin’ Dave’s Backstage Lounge last week! (Click the image here to view more party pics). Many thanks to Dave for hosting and preparing amazing appetizers, to Marisa Chappell Hossick for taking photos, and to our

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Effective Marketing

Did you know that there are 1 billion websites on the Web today? How are people going to find your website in that digital clutter? I have a lot of great ideas that I’ve gleaned from nearly 20 years of experience launching 1000’s of websites and the one constant with

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Opportunity Knocks News

Greetings OK Community and friends! We hope this finds you very well, happy and enjoying an amazing summer. Here’s the stellar Opportunity Knocks Board of Directors at our last meeting – having fun, planning OK’s continuing growth, and celebrating our role as a vital resource for Central Oregon’s entrepreneurs, business

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Developing Good Business and Management SkillsEntrepreneurship

What traits does one need in order to be a successful entrepreneur, to choreograph employees, bankers, consultants, customers and others? What personal characteristics are needed to build a business created of vision, heart, desire, and good old blood, sweat and tears? To learn about the top 10 personal characteristics of successful

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Developing Good Business and Management Skills

Through my own business exploits and being lucky enough to be around really smart business people and investors over the years, I learned that assessing a company can be easily summarized by using the letter M. I am not sure who originally simplified business tactics into “M’s”, but there are

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Opportunity Knocks News

Greetings OK Community!  Did you know April was National Volunteer Month? We wrapped up the month in fine form at a lunch with our facilitators last week. OK facilitators are some of the most brilliant and generous volunteers around! Thanks to all of them, we are able to offer valuable

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