Business and government leaders discuss clean energy technologies amid concerns about renewable energy policy and competition from China.
Style for Hire, a digital startup launched by the host of TLC’s What Not to Wear, aims to bring budget-conscious personal styling to Portland’s DIY fashion hordes.
A visit to Pendleton spotlights the city's historic character and commodities, and provides a glimpse of 21st- century challenges, products and services.
Remember that other people are motivated, not by your values, but by their values. Respect other people’s behavior and decisions as being illustrations of their values. Once you stop judging and condemning, and start respecting and listening, you’ll be far more effective, says leadership expert Tom Cox.
Innovation is all the rage in business circles. But pinning down the term is a difficult task. The Oregon Cluster Network takes on the challenge.
Margo Yohner, president of Bridgetown Printing, is a press executive by day, dancer by night.
If you’re normal, the biggest opportunity your team faces is trusting each other even more. Until they can say anything to each other, and everybody can listen open-mindedly and never ever take offense – until you build your team up to that level, they will perform below their potential.
The 2012 session ushered in a new spate of education reforms. But funding for education remains uncertain. Managing editor Linda Baker reports on the gap between Oregon's education ambitions and reality.
As Violetta in Director Park struggles, Managing Editor Linda Baker reports on the challenges of recreating the European-style park café.
As Vestas prepares to move into new headquarters, the wind industry falters. Managing editor Linda Baker reports on federal energy policy, PDC and the future of wind.
An economic development update showcases East Portland strengths and need for inner city style urban design. Managing editor Linda Baker reports.
In the past, picturing alternative energy solutions might have conjured up images of a VW bus running on vegetable oil reclaimed from local fast food joints. Now, especially in the Northwest, new energy solutions are so much more.
What happens when a company co-founder runs for political office? Managing editor Linda Baker reports on New Seasons Market and Eileen Brady's mayoral campaign.
Typhoon closed one month after being charged with unfair labor practices. But the restaurant's closure also spotlights changes in Portland's ethnic food scene. Managing editor Linda Baker reports on Typhoon and culinary authenticity.
Though women are not working as much, they are working more. This paradox was highlighted in a recent report by the state’s employment department that tracked female employment numbers from the 1970s.
If you’re going to be an effective manager, you need to get results from your people. That means knowing them well enough to manage each of them based on what works for them, says leadership expert Tom Cox.
Business incubators are all the rage in Portland. Now tech accelerators are spreading around the state. Managing editor Linda Baker reports on Oregon’s accelerator fever.
What does it take to remain an independent business? Managing editor Linda Baker talks to Bob Moore, the 82-year-old founder of Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, about not selling out.
The Legislature’s House Democratic and Republican caucuses have released their policy agendas for economic recovery and job creation. But between the divergence of those agendas, duration of the Legislature’s short, upcoming session, and partisan politics in an election year, the business community may wind up holding its breath.
Hundreds of schools are expected to collapse in a major quake. Managing editor Linda Baker reports on the business case for seismically upgrading Oregon classroom buildings.
A Michael Pollan-esque summation of the business model for PQ Monthly, the new monthly LGBTQ magazine debuting in mid-February, might be: mostly online, some print, engage readers.
- SolarWorld holiday card called racist
- Making the case for Portland's global cred
- Women help power startup scene
- Oregon manufacturing sees small uptick in jobs
- How CEOs can set effective goals
- Internet search grows in Bend
- China's economic forecast: a business perspective
- Peer-to-peer vehicle sharing arrives
- Oregon's growing spirits industry
- The real estate seesaw will continue
- Big company CEOs don't plan to hire
- Oregon unemployment drops to lowest rate in three years
- Food-processing jobs go unfilled for lack of skilled workers, say employers
- Earnings rise for Oregon's top companies
- Good recruiting is good marketing
- PDX: More St. Louis, not so much Austin
- Employed women dropping out of labor force
- On the scene: keeping afloat in a sea of mobile trends
- BofA agrees to $315 million settlement in mortgage investment case
- Inside Facebook's Prineville data center