Gone Girl

Monday, September 29, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Wehby disappears, Kitzhaber fails to disclose and Seattle gets bike share before Portland.


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Two Sides of the Coin

Friday, September 26, 2014
0926 iphone6-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

This post focuses on the recent release of the new Apple iPhone as well as Alibaba's IPO, the largest U.S. IPO in history.


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Podcast: Testing for Emotional Intelligence with John Hersey

Friday, September 19, 2014
ivbU3sIXBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you tell if you, a peer, a subordinate or a job candidate has the emotional intelligence needed to do well?


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How to add positivity to your team

Friday, September 12, 2014
happy-seo-orlando-clientsBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

I often talk about what leaders can do. What about followers? If you’re a team member and you’d like to add positivity to your team, what might you do?


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Video: The 100 Best Survey

Thursday, August 28, 2014

100-best-logo-2015 500pxw-1OB Research Editor Kim Moore shares some pointers about the 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.


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Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


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Private liberal arts education: superior outcomes, competitive price

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
0826 thumb collegemoneyBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Why has six years become an acceptable investment in public undergraduate education that over-promises and underperforms?


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Two sides of the coin

Monday, August 25, 2014
0825 thumb moneyBY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Ferguson Wellman’s investment views on the economy and capital markets.


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Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

Friday, August 22, 2014
Unknown-1BY CLIFF HOCKLEY |  OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

When business intersects with family, a host of  situations can arise. Without a clear vision and careful planning, hard-earned investments can become stressful burdens.


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Register for 100 Best Companies survey

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
OBM-100-best-logo-2015 150pxwBy Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


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Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

082014BalzacBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Steve Balzac, author of "Organizational Psychology for Managers."


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Portland rises

Monday, August 18, 2014

IMG 2551Portland is in the middle of another construction boom, with residential and office projects springing up downtown, in the Pearl and Old Town. OB Web Editor Jessica Ridgway documents the new wave.


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Our Featured Stories

  • Knight Vision
    BY VIVIAN MCINERNY

    Travis Knight wants to release a movie a year. Can he pull it off?

  • Grape Expectations
    BY HANNAH WALLACE

    Well-financed outsiders from France and California are buying up vineyards and wineries in the Willamette Valley.

  • A Recipe for Success
    BY LINDA BAKER

    Two businesswomen, two iconic food brands and one food-obsessed city. We thought this sounded like a recipe for good conversation. So in late August, Oregon Business sat down with Wendy Collie, CEO of New Seasons Market, and Kim Malek, owner of Salt & Straw, to discuss their rapidly expanding businesses and Oregon’s trendsetting food scene.

must-reads

Phil Knight named 23rd-wealthiest person in U.S.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

According to the Forbes 400 List, the Nike co-founder and chairman has a net worth of $21.2 billion.

Oregon community college receives job training grant

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay was awarded $2.3 million to train people for jobs in the healthcare and natural resources field.

TriMet drops NE Portland layover site

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The regional transit agency abandoned its plans to build a facility on NE Lombard Street.

Historic downtown Portland building to receive makeover

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The 130-year-old Baggage and Carriage building will undergo a $5 million renovation.

Oregonian Media Group names new chairman

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

N. Christian Anderson III, president of the media group, will become chairman of the company.

Public employers see 2015 PERS contributions

Monday, September 29, 2014

On average, public pension rates for 900 employers will remain flat.

Oregon hazelnut farmers face high demand, record price

Monday, September 29, 2014

A worldwide shortage of hazelnuts this year is sending big buyers to Oregon hazelnut orchards to fill the void.

Laika's 'Boxtrolls' places third at box office

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Hillsboro-based animation studio earned just over $17 million at the U.S. box office for its new movie, "The Boxtrolls," on its opening weekend.

Portland Albertina Kerr undergoes $11M renovation

Monday, September 29, 2014

The 107-year-old nonprofit has nearly completed construction on a new intensive treatment group home and an expansion of its emergency psychiatric care facility.

Portland software office hires Webtrends vet

Monday, September 29, 2014

Evisions, which has an office in Rose City, hired Vince Kenkel, former vice president of engineering for Webtrends.

Nike post stellar Q1 numbers

Friday, September 26, 2014

The company's first-quarter earnings included 15% growth in revenue and 23% jump in profit.

Intel to invest in Chinese chipmaker

Friday, September 26, 2014

The software giant will invest $1.5 billion in Tsinghua Unigroup in an effort to break into the smartphone market.

Portland OpenSourcery shuts its doors

Friday, September 26, 2014

Virginia-based Phase2 hired most of the developers from the web development firm.

Pacific Green Party nominee draws attention

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jason Levin has reported raising and spending nothing on his campaign.

Treehouse alters student account feature

Friday, September 26, 2014

The Portland coding school now allows its students to pause their accounts indefinitely.

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