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1 The return of king ag
2 New housing starts stall out
3 Lions, tigers, bear markets
4 Q&A with the candidates for state treasurer
5 Costs and delays imperil Portland’s South Waterfront
6 Season fuels fire business
7 Walker attacks ethanol law
8 Buzzing with the latest jargon
9 Nurses remain recession-proof
10 Graphic: Timber harvest drops in most Oregon counties
11 State OK’s world’s largest wind farm
12 Graphic: Portland's industrial vacancy rate vs. other cities
13 Rail fight gets hotter
14 Study: China trade wallops Oregon Jobs
15 UO athletics scores millions
16 Graphic: Oregon Employment change by industry
17 Economy sinks wave energy momentum
18 Costs spiral for prison measures
19 Most readers have made business changes to address climate change
20 Oregon keeps on trucking despite fuel costs
21 Economist Eric Fruits discusses baby boomers
22 Deal Watch: Portland video processor raises $5.5M
23 Tactics: Brian McMenamin of McMenamins
24 Office policy: Keep politics in its place
25 Tuition programs are good investments
26 Next: labeling lasers
27 Top-paid CEOs in Oregon
28 June '08 employment and business indicators
29 June '08 transportation indicators
30 June '08 real estate and construction indicators
31 June '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
32 Highest Paid CEOs 2008
 

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During a recent talk to HR Directors, I asked if they saw leaders trying to solve every problem, instead of delegating to and empowering staff. Every head nodded. Every single one.


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Tech makes the world go round

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03.20.14 thumb internetBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

I don’t think anyone can (or should) remember what it was like to get things done without the internet. This milestone in technology has certainly benefited brick-and-mortar companies and subsequently launched a new era of businesses.


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The 2014 List: The Top 33 Small Companies to Work, For in Oregon

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BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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04.02.14 thumb co2schoolsBY APRIL STREETER | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Three years ago, PPS set out to begin to convert the 1930s-era boilers from diesel/bunker fuel to cleaner-burning natural gas. Oregon’s largest school district has realized impressive carbon dioxide emissions reductions, setting an example for public and private institutions.


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