Nov/Dec 2012

Staying alive

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 StayingAlive 01Post recession, Oregon's construction and building industry is a tentative mix of highs and lows.

 

The connection

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 Tactics 02Feeney Wireless is one of the fastest-growing companies in the booming wireless mobile and “machine-to-machine” market.

 

American-made plan in the bag

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 GamePlan WiggysIf Doug Hoschek can’t get REI to consider carrying a line of sleeping bags, then probably no one can.

 

The party line

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 ByTheNumbers MapOregonians who don’t want to join either the Democratic or Republican party have increased dramatically since the last presidential election.

 

Sean Robbins balances life, work, play

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1112 LiveWorkPlay SeanRobbinsIn August 2011, Sean Robbins became chief executive of Greater Portland Inc., a public-private partnership focused on increasing the vitality of the Portland-Vancouver region.

 

Cooking clean

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 Launch EcoZoomBen West was working for a trucking company in Tennessee, “getting good raises and good bonuses,” when he realized the work wasn’t making him feel good about what he was doing.

 

Business mood turns optimistic

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Monday, November 05, 2012

1112 InputGraph 02The business community is in a decidedly more optimistic frame of mind in this year’s polling on business mood.

 
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In 1996, after a 17-year career in the destination marketing industry, where I gained national standing as the CEO of the Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County, I was recruited by the founders of a new professional basketball league for women. The American Basketball League (ABL) hoped to leverage the success of the 1996 USA women’s national team at the Atlanta Olympics — much like USA Soccer is now leveraging the U.S. Women’s National Team’s victory in the World Cup. The ABL wanted a team in Portland, and they wanted me to be its general manager.


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