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Board member Megan Parsons stopped by class on Friday while the students were working on their class business, a 3v3 basketball tournament. Time is ticking as the event is planned for ...
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Board member Megan Parsons stopped by class on Friday while the students were working on their class business, a 3v3 basketball tournament. Time is ticking as the event is planned for ...

Local business owner Roger Kauffman shared with the CEO students how he starting Kauffman Mobile Power Washing business.
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Local business owner Roger Kauffman shared with the CEO students how he starting Kauffman Mobile Power Washing business.

Douglas County CEO hosted a social today at the new Broomtown Cafe in Arcola. Students were able to practice their networking skills while meeting board members, investors, mentors ...
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Douglas County CEO hosted a social today at the new Broomtown Cafe in Arcola. Students were able to practice their networking skills while meeting board members, investors, mentors ...

Brian Moody of the Tuscola Chamber and Economic Development shared his experience organizing 3 on 3 basketball tournaments with the CEO students answering tons of questions. We learned ...
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Brian Moody of the Tuscola Chamber and Economic Development shared his experience organizing 3 on 3 basketball tournaments with the CEO students answering tons of questions. We learned ...

The DCCEO Board of Directors approved the class business, Halloween Hoopla 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament! The class did a great job of presenting their concept to the board after ...
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The DCCEO Board of Directors approved the class business, Halloween Hoopla 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament! The class did a great job of presenting their concept to the board after ...

Finalizing, finessing, and practicing the class business presentation for the board of directors.
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Finalizing, finessing, and practicing the class business presentation for the board of directors.

"Stephanie Wierman told us that she has 6 different newspapers that she organizes and I think that is amazing! You could really tell that she has a lot of dedication to her job and how ...
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"Stephanie Wierman told us that she has 6 different newspapers that she organizes and I think that is amazing! You could really tell that she has a lot of dedication to her job and how ...

"When Lena (Otto) said, “People don’t pay for average”, she wasn’t kidding. Our society pays ridiculous amounts of money for coffee and it is considered a luxury item nowadays. Quality ...
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"When Lena (Otto) said, “People don’t pay for average”, she wasn’t kidding. Our society pays ridiculous amounts of money for coffee and it is considered a luxury item nowadays. Quality ...

CEO students visited Tri-County Welding in Arthur where Lena Otto told how the owner, Dennis Plank, started the business when he was 18 years old and grew it into a multi-million ...
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CEO students visited Tri-County Welding in Arthur where Lena Otto told how the owner, Dennis Plank, started the business when he was 18 years old and grew it into a multi-million ...

Terry Clark, owner of The Tastee Cup in Arthur hosted the CEO class and shared his history of business and customer service. Terry challenged the students to really think about what ...
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Terry Clark, owner of The Tastee Cup in Arthur hosted the CEO class and shared his history of business and customer service. Terry challenged the students to really think about what ...

Lena Otto, owner of Roselen's Coffee & Delights hosted the students today and shared her experience of opening a business in Arthur with her sister. Lena advised the students that ...
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Lena Otto, owner of Roselen's Coffee & Delights hosted the students today and shared her experience of opening a business in Arthur with her sister. Lena advised the students that ...

The CEO class modeled their new polo shirts today that include the logo of The Libman Company, the investor for the micro-business.  The class also received a special visit from Megan ...
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The CEO class modeled their new polo shirts today that include the logo of The Libman Company, the investor for the micro-business. The class also received a special visit from Megan ...

"All of us kept thinking of different ways around one challenge, but every time we failed. These (team building) activities showed me that the concept of teamwork is way more complex ...
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"All of us kept thinking of different ways around one challenge, but every time we failed. These (team building) activities showed me that the concept of teamwork is way more complex ...

The CEO guest speaker today was Stephanie Wierman of Better Newspapers which includes the Arthur Grahic-Clarion, Record Herald, Mt. Zion Region News, Tuscola Journal, and Tri-County ...
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The CEO guest speaker today was Stephanie Wierman of Better Newspapers which includes the Arthur Grahic-Clarion, Record Herald, Mt. Zion Region News, Tuscola Journal, and Tri-County ...

"Mr. Miller said, “It takes 20 years to be an overnight success”, which I thought was a very valuable thing to say. He explained that it meant the longer you do one thing, the less ...
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"Mr. Miller said, “It takes 20 years to be an overnight success”, which I thought was a very valuable thing to say. He explained that it meant the longer you do one thing, the less ...

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