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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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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. 

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


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Risks & rewards of owning triple net investments

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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With the increasing retirements of Baby Boomers, a massive real estate shift has created a significant increase in demand for NNN properties. The result? Increased demand has triggered higher prices and lower yields.


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Green Endeavor cleans up

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Portland startup Green Endeavor strikes gold, inking a partnership with Underwriters Laboratories, an Illinois-based consulting and certification company with offices in 46 countries.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

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Monday, July 07, 2014
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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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OB Video: Dress for Success

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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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Oregon Business wins awards

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Monday, June 30, 2014

ASBPEOregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.


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Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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


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