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|Wednesday, April 02, 2014|
In our April issue, we profiled Doug Badger, managing partner of Quinn Thomas Public Affairs. Today, Thomas alerted us to a report his firm released in partnership with DHM Research about Oregon millennials and their attitude toward politics and business.
The report takes as its starting point an article The Atlantic published in September 2013 on the role of politics in the millennial generation. IN that article, reporter Ron Fournier claimed millennials would dramatically change modern systems of political engagement by designing new channels of influence using technology, entrepreneurship, and social innovation.
The Quinn Thomas/DHM report aims to identify reasons why millenials are pursuing different channels of influence, and more specifically, if this dynamic is occurring in Oregon.
Read the fascinating results here.
Monday, July 07, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Remember the naysayers? Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle? Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?
Thursday, June 05, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
What does it take to launch and run one of these mobile food businesses?
Friday, June 13, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST BLOGGER
This article summarizes the key considerations a building owner must keep in mind when thinking about leasing to a medical marijuana dispensary.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR
Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
BY TED AUSTIN & MIKE BAELE | GUEST CONTRIBUTORS
The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.
Monday, July 14, 2014
BY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE
I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.
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