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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

Guest Blog
Monday, July 14, 2014
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I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


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South Waterfront's revenge

News
Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoodyAveBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

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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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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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. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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


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OB Video: Dress for Success

News
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

Contributed Blogs
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Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.


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Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

News
Friday, August 22, 2014
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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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