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Thank you to Phyllis Beccue and Dorothy Mason of Salt Creek Attic LTD in Mt. Pulaski for sharing their story and the wisdom that comes from 17 years in business. Their consignment and ...
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Thank you to Phyllis Beccue and Dorothy Mason of Salt Creek Attic LTD in Mt. Pulaski for sharing their story and the wisdom that comes from 17 years in business. Their consignment and ...

Today's business visit was at J.M. Abbott & Associates, LTD. and Pacesetter Financial Group, LLC. Thank you to CEO board member Andy Fitzpatrick, CPA for talking with us about ...
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Today's business visit was at J.M. Abbott & Associates, LTD. and Pacesetter Financial Group, LLC. Thank you to CEO board member Andy Fitzpatrick, CPA for talking with us about ...

"When you do the right things, when you live and work the right way, you build up capital with people." CEO discussed this chapter in Craig Lindvahl's book today. The great thing about ...
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"When you do the right things, when you live and work the right way, you build up capital with people." CEO discussed this chapter in Craig Lindvahl's book today. The great thing about ...

The importance of play is serious business for the Lincoln Park District! Thank you to Becky Strait and Jaylee Swinford for showing us how the park district serves our community with ...
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The importance of play is serious business for the Lincoln Park District! Thank you to Becky Strait and Jaylee Swinford for showing us how the park district serves our community with ...

The bulk of the work on the initial business venture (what's known in CEO as The Badge Business) has been completed. But there are still some loose ends to tie up before the students ...
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The bulk of the work on the initial business venture (what's known in CEO as The Badge Business) has been completed. But there are still some loose ends to tie up before the students ...

Today was the Mentor Meet & Greet for CEO 7.0! Thank you to this year's mentors: Lesleigh Simpson Bennett, Diana Lee Pickett, Seth A. Goodman, Janell Wibben Woolard, Sarah Stuart ...
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Today was the Mentor Meet & Greet for CEO 7.0! Thank you to this year's mentors: Lesleigh Simpson Bennett, Diana Lee Pickett, Seth A. Goodman, Janell Wibben Woolard, Sarah Stuart ...

What makes for an effective brainstorming session? CEO students are in the process of generating ideas for their group business (stay tuned for more details!) Here are some ground ...
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What makes for an effective brainstorming session? CEO students are in the process of generating ideas for their group business (stay tuned for more details!) Here are some ground ...

Matt Puckett, director of Lincolnland Technical Education Center talked to students about options for education and employment after high school. Heartland Community College offers CEO ...
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Matt Puckett, director of Lincolnland Technical Education Center talked to students about options for education and employment after high school. Heartland Community College offers CEO ...

CEO 7.0 was on the move this morning! Their mission: make connections with area entrepreneurs and secure investors for their initial business venture.
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CEO 7.0 was on the move this morning! Their mission: make connections with area entrepreneurs and secure investors for their initial business venture.

Can you grow a highly successful digital marketing firm from a high schooler's instagram account? That's exactly how PRYNT Digital got its start. Thank you, Cale West, for sharing your ...
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Can you grow a highly successful digital marketing firm from a high schooler's instagram account? That's exactly how PRYNT Digital got its start. Thank you, Cale West, for sharing your ...

CEO examines at least one of Craig's Life Lessons each week. Today's Life Lesson was "Riding the Rapids".   The takeaway: "You do have a choice whether you feel only the anxiety and ...
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CEO examines at least one of Craig's Life Lessons each week. Today's Life Lesson was "Riding the Rapids". The takeaway: "You do have a choice whether you feel only the anxiety and ...

We invited a few more guests to hear the official pitch for the initial business venture (also known as The Badge Business). They offered their thoughts about what's going right, areas ...
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We invited a few more guests to hear the official pitch for the initial business venture (also known as The Badge Business). They offered their thoughts about what's going right, areas ...

Creating a 30 second pitch is harder than it looks! Students had the opportunity to receive feedback on the pitch they developed for their initial business venture. So much food for ...
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Creating a 30 second pitch is harder than it looks! Students had the opportunity to receive feedback on the pitch they developed for their initial business venture. So much food for ...

Thank you to Central Illinois Direct Care for hosting today's CEO business visit. Students learned about a different kind of medical practice model called Direct Primary Care.   The ...
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Thank you to Central Illinois Direct Care for hosting today's CEO business visit. Students learned about a different kind of medical practice model called Direct Primary Care. The ...

Students were tasked with creating a sales pitch for common items like sticky notes and toilet paper... but had to sell their teammates on uncommon uses. Have you ever considered ...
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Students were tasked with creating a sales pitch for common items like sticky notes and toilet paper... but had to sell their teammates on uncommon uses. Have you ever considered ...

One of the themes that surfaced for CEO this week was staying in -  or returning to -  Logan County after graduating or studying elsewhere. Here's an example of how a CEO alumni ...
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One of the themes that surfaced for CEO this week was staying in - or returning to - Logan County after graduating or studying elsewhere. Here's an example of how a CEO alumni ...

"Your everyday is a novelty to someone else." This morning we met with Alice Roate and Cindy Smith of the Logan County Tourism Bureau to learn about the relationship between business ...
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"Your everyday is a novelty to someone else." This morning we met with Alice Roate and Cindy Smith of the Logan County Tourism Bureau to learn about the relationship between business ...

Studies show taking a break can improve productivity, creativity, memory and learning. (And if you can get up and move, all the better!) CEO is putting the Integrity Data rec area to ...
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Studies show taking a break can improve productivity, creativity, memory and learning. (And if you can get up and move, all the better!) CEO is putting the Integrity Data rec area to ...

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