Blogs

Leader's bookshelf

02.06.14 BooksBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Five books that will make you a better leader.

State of your personal union

4 01.07.14 Thumbnail LeadershipManBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

President Obama's State of the Union address held lessons for all leaders.

Business dispute resolution calls for proactive approach

02.03.14 Thumbnail ConflictBY ROBERT SHLACHTER AND MARK FRIEL | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

Alternative methods of dispute resolution have the potential to lower costs, increase efficiency and provide greater control over process. The key is to know which ones to use, and how to use them in a way that accomplishes those objectives.

Travel pays

01.30.14 Thumbnail ORTourismBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

A conversation with Travel Oregon CEO Todd Davidson.

How to simplify your life

01.24.14 Thumbnail SimpleZenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

January needn’t be a time to make well intentioned promises to yourself that you soon break.

Why income inequality is the wrong issue

01.15.14 Thumbnail devinequalityBY MIKE GREEN | OB BLOGGER

The problem with the issue of income inequality is that it’s typically an afterthought to a region’s economic planning, and not a core priority around which primary economic strategies revolve.

Still superheroes: comic industry flourishes

01.14.14 Thumbnail ORComicsBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

For Oregon’s comic biz, 2014 is already proving to be a real page-turner.

 

Defining Convenience

01.09.14 Thumbnail Convenience StoresBY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR

The proliferation of grocery stores in the inner city reinforces what this Portland shopper already knows: every urban dweller should have a food store within walking distance of their house.

Rethinking higher education in Oregon

01.08.14 Thumbnail College RestructureBY WIM WIEWEL | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Oregonians this year will see a seismic shift in how public higher education operates across the state, bringing changes that I hope will help our students succeed and allow our economy to grow.