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Clinton, IL | Part 3 Our last visit in Clinton was to The Vault. The Vault is a center with a mission to help teens recognize their value, realize their potential, and reach their ...
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Clinton, IL | Part 3 Our last visit in Clinton was to The Vault. The Vault is a center with a mission to help teens recognize their value, realize their potential, and reach their ...

Clinton, IL | Part 2 Our second stop during our day out in Clinton was to Hammer Strength & Fitness. Students especially enjoyed touring the facility because one of the owners is also ...
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Clinton, IL | Part 2 Our second stop during our day out in Clinton was to Hammer Strength & Fitness. Students especially enjoyed touring the facility because one of the owners is also ...

Clinton, IL | Part 1 Our first stop was at MARCO NPK, INC.  Brian Waddell met with us and told us about the history of the company and then went on to discuss topics like supply ...
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Clinton, IL | Part 1 Our first stop was at MARCO NPK, INC. Brian Waddell met with us and told us about the history of the company and then went on to discuss topics like supply ...

What are the tax considerations for a small business? What kind of expenses qualify for a deduction? How do you track mileage? What happens in an audit?   Thank you to Dana C Sydney ...
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What are the tax considerations for a small business? What kind of expenses qualify for a deduction? How do you track mileage? What happens in an audit? Thank you to Dana C Sydney ...

Students participated in our local "Shark Tank" Day in preparation for competing in the CEO national pitch competition sponsored by Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship. ...
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Students participated in our local "Shark Tank" Day in preparation for competing in the CEO national pitch competition sponsored by Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship. ...

Do you have what it takes to be a CEO student? If you are hardworking, trustworthy, and motivated then the answer is YES!  The Land of Lincoln CEO program is now accepting applications ...
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Do you have what it takes to be a CEO student? If you are hardworking, trustworthy, and motivated then the answer is YES! The Land of Lincoln CEO program is now accepting applications ...

There was no CEO today due to SAT testing, so let’s have a little fun!  CEO team members have definite preferences for their morning beverage. Tell us yours in the comments. Feel free ...
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There was no CEO today due to SAT testing, so let’s have a little fun! CEO team members have definite preferences for their morning beverage. Tell us yours in the comments. Feel free ...

Branding, marketing funnels, building community around your brand...There's a lot to consider when planning and managing social media for your business! 🤯   This morning Cindy Smith ...
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Branding, marketing funnels, building community around your brand...There's a lot to consider when planning and managing social media for your business! 🤯 This morning Cindy Smith ...

This entrepreneur thing is starting to get real! 😮The CEO team members are using our morning sessions to crank out work for their personal businesses. Today Jordan Crowell helped ...
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This entrepreneur thing is starting to get real! 😮The CEO team members are using our morning sessions to crank out work for their personal businesses. Today Jordan Crowell helped ...

What makes for a successful trade show booth?  How do you stand out to potential customers?  What is the best way to prepare?  This morning mentor @Sarah Stuart Faith  of Stuart ...
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What makes for a successful trade show booth? How do you stand out to potential customers? What is the best way to prepare? This morning mentor @Sarah Stuart Faith of Stuart ...

The focus of today's Mentor Day was helping students refine their pitches in preparation for the CEO Trade Show and the National Pitch Competition.   Mentors challenged students to ...
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The focus of today's Mentor Day was helping students refine their pitches in preparation for the CEO Trade Show and the National Pitch Competition. Mentors challenged students to ...

🤹Feeling busy?🤹 One way to combat feeling too busy is to stop and list everything you have to do. When we see the list on paper, we realize it isn't nearly as big as we have made it ...
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🤹Feeling busy?🤹 One way to combat feeling too busy is to stop and list everything you have to do. When we see the list on paper, we realize it isn't nearly as big as we have made it ...

Today students joined Doug Villhard and Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship via live stream to learn how to craft and refine a 30-second pitch.   Each student will be entering the ...
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Today students joined Doug Villhard and Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship via live stream to learn how to craft and refine a 30-second pitch. Each student will be entering the ...

CEO students Grace Doolin and Faith Sanders were on hand for a recruitment visit to Hartsburg-Emden High School this morning. We talked about how CEO is different from a traditional ...
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CEO students Grace Doolin and Faith Sanders were on hand for a recruitment visit to Hartsburg-Emden High School this morning. We talked about how CEO is different from a traditional ...

This morning's CEO visit took us to the beautiful and historic Logan County Court House Lincoln Il. In addition to visiting with Judge Wright in the courtroom, we met with Logan ...
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This morning's CEO visit took us to the beautiful and historic Logan County Court House Lincoln Il. In addition to visiting with Judge Wright in the courtroom, we met with Logan ...

Our young entrepreneurs are excited to launch their businesses! Mark your calendars for the Land of Lincoln CEO Tradeshow happening Wednesday, April 27th @ 4pm at the American Legion ...
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Our young entrepreneurs are excited to launch their businesses! Mark your calendars for the Land of Lincoln CEO Tradeshow happening Wednesday, April 27th @ 4pm at the American Legion ...

The CEO application period is open now through April 1st! Sophomores and juniors should visit llceo.com/applynow to start the process.   Students can receive automated texts to help ...
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The CEO application period is open now through April 1st! Sophomores and juniors should visit llceo.com/applynow to start the process. Students can receive automated texts to help ...

Today was a big day - Banker Day! Students spent the morning with local bankers presenting their business plans, requesting approval for start-up funds, and learning about how to make ...
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Today was a big day - Banker Day! Students spent the morning with local bankers presenting their business plans, requesting approval for start-up funds, and learning about how to make ...

Students are grateful for the support they receive from members of the business community. Today we welcomed guests who helped CEO team members prepare for Banker Day.   Thank you to ...
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Students are grateful for the support they receive from members of the business community. Today we welcomed guests who helped CEO team members prepare for Banker Day. Thank you to ...

This morning's visit was with Tracy Welch, Mayor of City of Lincoln, Illinois. He talked with students about topics related to the impact of government on business: taxes, location ...
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This morning's visit was with Tracy Welch, Mayor of City of Lincoln, Illinois. He talked with students about topics related to the impact of government on business: taxes, location ...

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