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1 Next: ditch the itch
2 Powerlist: meeting facilities
3 Tourism drives economy
4 Growing Oregon business
5 The next four years: the LGBT community and the new normal
6 What I'm reading: Linda Weston
7 What I'm reading: Steve Smith
8 Tactics: Brammo
9 Rank and file: sick leave
10 Getaround expands in Portland
11 Lighting the way
12 Food for thought
13 Building urban community: Living Room Realtors
14 State prisons by the numbers
15 Beth Skillern balances life, work and play
16 Jettstream makes breathing easy
17 Job confidence growing
18 The 2013 list: top 34 small companies to work for in Oregon
19 The 2013 list: top 33 medium companies to work for in Oregon
20 2013 100 Best methodology, category winners and alpha list
21 Then and now: 20 years of the 100 Best
22 The 2013 list: top 33 large companies to work for in Oregon
23 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon 2013 video
24 100 Best: In the family
 

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Why I became an Oregon angel investor

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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

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Q&A: David Lively of Organically Grown Co.

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Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.


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Who said we should sell in May?

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Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


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South Waterfront's revenge

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Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


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