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1 State not pushing clean energy markets
2 Oregon business owners undeterred by real estate prices and land use laws
3 Gas prices aren't high enough
4 Businesses pay taxes through individual shareholders
5 Paying for pre-K education pays off
6 Pesticides just another tool
7 An open primary would hurt rural Oregonians
8 Leadership series: Q&A with Linux creator, Linus Torvalds
9 VIP: A conversation with Peggy Fowler, CEO of Portland General Electric
10 Tillamook economy diversifies with nature-based tourism
11 First Person: Commentary from Barry Russell, CEO of Encore Ceramics
12 Marketing: Making use of customers' time on hold
13 Office etiquette: Survey reveals employees' biggest pet peeves
14 Succession planning: Women face exit challenges
15 Stanfield
16 Prineville
17 Bend
18 Mount Bachelor
19 Portland
20 Portland
21 McMinnville
22 Junction City
23 Willamette Valley
24 Eugene
25 Eugene
26 Roseburg
27 Reedsport
28 Gardiner
29 Tillamook
30 Portland producer of fitness game lands McDonald's deal
31 Golf: High-tech putting
32 Some Oregon winemakers turn to glass corks
33 Oregon home sales still robust
34 03/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
35 03/06 employment and business filing indicators
36 03/06 real estate and construction indicators
37 03/06 transportation indicators
38 State's plastic and rubber industry defies national decline
39 Oregon startup bets on ammonia to deliver clean energy
40 04/06 employment and business filing indicators
41 04/06 transportation indicators
42 04/06 real estate and construction indicators
43 04/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
 

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Is this employee right?

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When I say, “Your Employee is Always Right,” I do not mean “right about the facts,” but rather “right about how they feel” and “right about how they want to be led.”


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