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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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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Greetings OK Community We hope you’re having a great spring so far full of learning and adventure! Save the date for Principles of Leadership with Dr. Rod Ray May 20th at the OSU Graduate Research Center from 9am to 1pm. This half-day course, presented by OK and OSU-Cascades, will be

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Developing Good Business and Management SkillsPlanning and Managing for Growth

In this article by OK facilitator Eric Meade, learn what it means to be a true leader in your company. “As your company grows and matures, only through awareness, letting go, delegating and monitoring will it actually thrive.” Click to read more…

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Developing Good Business and Management SkillsLearning from Others: Successes and FailuresSmall Business

There are just a few things that successful people, leaders, and purposeful achievers have in common. One is that they read, and read, and read some more, to find inspiration and wisdom to move them forward. If you are looking for motivation and want a jolt of it now, consider one of

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Greetings OK Community! Thank you all for a fantastic annual event. It was so much fun to celebrate the OK community together. This organization is full of brilliant minds and hearts! Meg Chun was a great MC, and Coby Horton of U.S. Bank and Jeremy Groh of Combined Communications had

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Finance

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) has come a very long way in recent years. If you have ever wondered about the possibility of aligning your personal values with your investments, now is the time to take a serious look at this fast growing segment of the market. Many of you may

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Developing Good Business and Management SkillsPlanning and Managing for Growth

  Every company should have a clear road map of where it is going. Does yours? This blog articulates clearly how to set-up strategic planning for success, define your non-negotiables and how to put it all into action. Read more….

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EntrepreneurshipSmall Business

“Twenty five years ago I sold my last Minneapolis business and moved to San Diego, the land of eternal sunshine, year-round golf and gawdawful traffic. My plan was to hone my golf game and enjoy a life free of employees, customers and bankers who asked too many questions. That game

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