BY MICHAEL BECK | OB BLOGGER
It's worth looking at why some small businesses thrive while others fade away. People choose where they shop based on value, quality, variety, and the experience the business provides. Here are some strategies to think about if you're a small business - regardless of whether or not you're competing with a chain, and regardless of whether you offer a product or a service.
BY MIKE GREEN | OB BLOGGER
Portland’s Kayin Talton Davis is one of the many faces of Oregon’s "Gen E." Generation Entrepreneur is comprised of innovators, inventors, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, multimedia content providers, branded bloggers and crafts makers who range in ages from seasoned Gen Xers to adolescent millennials.
BY EMMA HALL | OB WEB EDITOR
Self Enhancement Inc. president and CEO Tony Hopson delivered a rousing keynote at the celebration of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon on October 2. If you missed his speech or want to see it again, check out the video courtesy of Self Enhancement Inc.
BY ERIC FRUITS | OB BLOGGER
We live in a world of unprecedented prosperity and are much better off then our parents and grandparents were. Regardless of the progress, the recent recession and sluggish recovery has turned attention to the growing gap between rich and poor.
BY TOM COX | BUSINESS TIPS CONTRIBUTOR
Too often, a leader will make a decision and execute it, without properly informing others of our reasons. That might be okay for an emergency room, where seconds matter. In most workplaces, it’s not.
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