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Sarah Mensah balances life, work, play

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_LiveWorkPlay_SarahMensah_01Sarah Mensah went to her first Trail Blazers game in 1976 with her father, an original season ticketholder. Now she’s the team’s COO, and one of the highest-ranking women in pro sports.

 

The sales solution

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Launch_4TellAmazon.com makes about $19,000 a minute on product recommendations: personalized suggestions that direct customers to products they might covet in addition to what they intended to buy. Now a Portland company is democratizing product recommendation services by developing faster, cheaper solutions accessible to midsize retailers.

 

The Con-way deal

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_ByTheNumbers_Conway_02Since late 2010, Con-way, a trucking and logistics company, has been working on a master plan for a new mixed-use community in Northwest Portland.

 

Natural selection

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0312_Tactics_04Betty Lou Carrier started making healthy snacks for her sons. Now Betty Lou's Inc. is a multi-million-dollar company.

 

Gearing up for hiring

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0312_InputGraph_05Oregon’s business leadership is feeling more upbeat than it has in the past four years.
 

The Best for 19 years

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0312_EditorLetterOur venerable 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project turned 19 this year. Over the six years that I’ve been the editor of Oregon Business, I have been constantly heartened and amazed at the dedication to the project by Oregon companies, large and small.

 

100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon 2012 video

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See interviews from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners to see what makes their company a great place to work.

 
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