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Our Facilitator, Roger Leenerts, and Vice Chair, Trenton Murfin, had the opportunity to go on the air with Mary Griffith on WTAD AM 930 to give an overview of our program and share all ...
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Our Facilitator, Roger Leenerts, and Vice Chair, Trenton Murfin, had the opportunity to go on the air with Mary Griffith on WTAD AM 930 to give an overview of our program and share all ...

Duane and Pam Shaffer hosted the CEO group at one of their businesses, The Ursa Creek Lodge, which has been featured on HGTV. The story of how it was built over a Creek on 100+ year ...
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Duane and Pam Shaffer hosted the CEO group at one of their businesses, The Ursa Creek Lodge, which has been featured on HGTV. The story of how it was built over a Creek on 100+ year ...

Scott and Tim Koontz, Dale Koontz Builder were excited to share their business story. They encouraged the CEO students to investigate and tell their friends about all of the ...
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Scott and Tim Koontz, Dale Koontz Builder were excited to share their business story. They encouraged the CEO students to investigate and tell their friends about all of the ...

What were some of the key lessons learned in our $1 to $100 project: Can you pivot from your first idea? Can you have success without a marketing plan? Can you move out of your comfort ...
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What were some of the key lessons learned in our $1 to $100 project: Can you pivot from your first idea? Can you have success without a marketing plan? Can you move out of your comfort ...

We enjoyed learning more about one of our investors, Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. this morning. Bill Stalder, Mgr of Marketing explained how cooperatives work. Laura Bergman, Mgr ...
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We enjoyed learning more about one of our investors, Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. this morning. Bill Stalder, Mgr of Marketing explained how cooperatives work. Laura Bergman, Mgr ...

In the board room, we learned to construct a basic income statement from pieces of information yesterday. We also reviewed basic business terms in a Kahoot challenge and played a ...
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In the board room, we learned to construct a basic income statement from pieces of information yesterday. We also reviewed basic business terms in a Kahoot challenge and played a ...

Dr. Deborah Lee, owner Four Winds Farm, spoke with us yesterday about her 6th generation farm and her passion for holistic health. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences with ...
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Dr. Deborah Lee, owner Four Winds Farm, spoke with us yesterday about her 6th generation farm and her passion for holistic health. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences with ...

What a beautiful morning to be at the Terripin Farm Stand! Jessica Whiston, owner and operator Terripin Farms spoke about the ups and downs of being in this type of ag business. "No ...
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What a beautiful morning to be at the Terripin Farm Stand! Jessica Whiston, owner and operator Terripin Farms spoke about the ups and downs of being in this type of ag business. "No ...

Since 1865, Michelmann Steel Construction Company has been located in Quincy! Company President, Laura Gerdes Ehrhart, spoke about the challenges facing her business and how they work ...
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Since 1865, Michelmann Steel Construction Company has been located in Quincy! Company President, Laura Gerdes Ehrhart, spoke about the challenges facing her business and how they work ...

Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Trenton Murfin spoke to the CEO participants and our HS Junior visitors today. He shared comments about his career and gave some good advice. A key ...
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Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Trenton Murfin spoke to the CEO participants and our HS Junior visitors today. He shared comments about his career and gave some good advice. A key ...

Brian Fox shared his story and gave some great advice this morning. Brian is VP & COO with Tracy Holdings, LLC. He oversees four hotels including The Atrium Hotel on Third, which we ...
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Brian Fox shared his story and gave some great advice this morning. Brian is VP & COO with Tracy Holdings, LLC. He oversees four hotels including The Atrium Hotel on Third, which we ...

Dot Voting as a tool for decison-making and prioritizing was learned today. Tasks were identified and assigned. The benefits of this method for a team were put through simulation.
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Dot Voting as a tool for decison-making and prioritizing was learned today. Tasks were identified and assigned. The benefits of this method for a team were put through simulation.

EVERYTHING HAS VALUE. This is one of the life lessons we teach in CEO that was shared by former executive director Craig Lindvahl. Sometimes people give us something (e.g. ...

The Better Business Bureau is an excellent organization to use when learning if you should trust a business. Don O'Brien, Investigations Manager, with BBB Quincy, shared his knowledge ...
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The Better Business Bureau is an excellent organization to use when learning if you should trust a business. Don O'Brien, Investigations Manager, with BBB Quincy, shared his knowledge ...

"If you put forth effort and have a great attitude, you will be successful!" explained Jeff Conn of Kunes Honda of Quincy. We learned that the business of selling vehicles is unique in ...
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"If you put forth effort and have a great attitude, you will be successful!" explained Jeff Conn of Kunes Honda of Quincy. We learned that the business of selling vehicles is unique in ...

1.2.100.N.20 Can you turn $1.00 into $100.00 in 20 days without debt? That is the challenge these CEO participants face. I can't wait to hear their stories of how they did it on ...
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1.2.100.N.20 Can you turn $1.00 into $100.00 in 20 days without debt? That is the challenge these CEO participants face. I can't wait to hear their stories of how they did it on ...

Build your personal brand! Maggie Strong, owner Strong Consulting challenged the CEO students to draft a personal vision statement. She discussed that "long memories can be based on ...
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Build your personal brand! Maggie Strong, owner Strong Consulting challenged the CEO students to draft a personal vision statement. She discussed that "long memories can be based on ...

It was a beautiful morning to hold CEO in a park! Dress code was taken down to casual and students spent some quiet and reflective time on a "Letter To Me" assignment. If you are not ...
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It was a beautiful morning to hold CEO in a park! Dress code was taken down to casual and students spent some quiet and reflective time on a "Letter To Me" assignment. If you are not ...

Mr. Ron Wallace, Publisher of the Herald-Whig, gave the CEO students some key points on asking good questions to our upcoming speakers and tour guides. He shared the techniques of ...
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Mr. Ron Wallace, Publisher of the Herald-Whig, gave the CEO students some key points on asking good questions to our upcoming speakers and tour guides. He shared the techniques of ...

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