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Join us for the Trade Show!  Sign up today and let us know you will be there! https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0c4aabac2fa7fccf8-knox
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Join us for the Trade Show! Sign up today and let us know you will be there! https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0c4aabac2fa7fccf8-knox

Quick meeting with CEO 20’ alum Jake Potter owner of Airkicks Customs  Jake will graduate this year from GCS and will be enrolling at GCU in the fall.  Here’s to the one’s that dare to ...
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Quick meeting with CEO 20’ alum Jake Potter owner of Airkicks Customs Jake will graduate this year from GCS and will be enrolling at GCU in the fall. Here’s to the one’s that dare to ...

So excited for this year's CEO Trade show!  We'd love for you to join us!  Do to COVID restrictions we want to abide by Carl Sandburg's policies by signing up and completing the ...
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So excited for this year's CEO Trade show! We'd love for you to join us! Do to COVID restrictions we want to abide by Carl Sandburg's policies by signing up and completing the ...

Special thanks to the Galesburg Lions Club for allowing the CEO 21' team a chance to share at their meeting today.    The team even got some great advice from these seasoned veterans ...
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Special thanks to the Galesburg Lions Club for allowing the CEO 21' team a chance to share at their meeting today. The team even got some great advice from these seasoned veterans ...

Great conversation this morning on leveraging the CEO experience for all it's worth.    Thank you Austin and Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship for making today happen!
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Great conversation this morning on leveraging the CEO experience for all it's worth. Thank you Austin and Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship for making today happen!

"What can I do for you? Not...what can you do for me?  Reciprocity...it's like a boomerang.  It always comes back."   The CEO 21' Team was able to get some great advice on  business ...
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"What can I do for you? Not...what can you do for me? Reciprocity...it's like a boomerang. It always comes back." The CEO 21' Team was able to get some great advice on business ...

The CEO home stretch. The team received their CEO honors chords today.   Next stop Trade Show. Click the link below to register to join us on May ...
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The CEO home stretch. The team received their CEO honors chords today. Next stop Trade Show. Click the link below to register to join us on May ...

Day 2 of “Fish Tank”-pitch-day was a success.  The second 5 members of the CEO 21’ team crushed it today.  Special thanks to our Sharks, Melany Baldwin, Mason Martinez, Josh Seifert ...
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Day 2 of “Fish Tank”-pitch-day was a success. The second 5 members of the CEO 21’ team crushed it today. Special thanks to our Sharks, Melany Baldwin, Mason Martinez, Josh Seifert ...

Day 1 of "Fish Tank"-pitch-day in the books.  The first five members of the CEO 21' Team crushed it.  Now they get to relax...for a day. :)  Special thanks to our Sharks, Scott & ...
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Day 1 of "Fish Tank"-pitch-day in the books. The first five members of the CEO 21' Team crushed it. Now they get to relax...for a day. :) Special thanks to our Sharks, Scott & ...

The CEO 21’ Team got a chance to get familiar with the “Fish Tank” before their big presentations.   Big shout out to Tiffany Springer for some final speaking tips and motivation!
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The CEO 21’ Team got a chance to get familiar with the “Fish Tank” before their big presentations. Big shout out to Tiffany Springer for some final speaking tips and motivation!

Congratulations Natalie Courtney on getting your business officially recorded at the Knox County courthouse!
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Congratulations Natalie Courtney on getting your business officially recorded at the Knox County courthouse!

Pitch Practice! Not baseball...business :)  Rough drafts of their pitch for "Fish Tank" day were due today.  Pretty impressive morning!   Great job CEO 21' Team.  Good luck next week!
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Pitch Practice! Not baseball...business :) Rough drafts of their pitch for "Fish Tank" day were due today. Pretty impressive morning! Great job CEO 21' Team. Good luck next week!

"There are 2 things you can invest when marketing. Time and money.  If you don't have money you need to invest your time in discoverability."   The CEO 21' Team was able to get some ...
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"There are 2 things you can invest when marketing. Time and money. If you don't have money you need to invest your time in discoverability." The CEO 21' Team was able to get some ...

“How can you take your customer service to the next level?” - Teri René Parks  The CEO 21’ Team received a library of wisdom from the owner of Wordsmith Bookshoppe, Teri René Parks. ...
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“How can you take your customer service to the next level?” - Teri René Parks The CEO 21’ Team received a library of wisdom from the owner of Wordsmith Bookshoppe, Teri René Parks. ...

Another CEO class of 21’ business on the Knox County record books! Great job Connor Sterr!
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Another CEO class of 21’ business on the Knox County record books! Great job Connor Sterr!

“Keep your eyes open to all the possibilities.” -James Purlee  Such an inspirational conversation with Jim Purlee of Purlee Farms. Jim started farming when he purchased 11 acres back ...
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“Keep your eyes open to all the possibilities.” -James Purlee Such an inspirational conversation with Jim Purlee of Purlee Farms. Jim started farming when he purchased 11 acres back ...

"Leadership: Managing and motivating a team of people toward a common goal...without alienating anyone." - Donavon Hilligross  Great conversation this morning with Community Supported ...
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"Leadership: Managing and motivating a team of people toward a common goal...without alienating anyone." - Donavon Hilligross Great conversation this morning with Community Supported ...

CEO class of 21’ team member Nate Beebe has launched his class business! A fresh voice in sports talk. Give it a listen! https://linktr.ee/CouchCoverage
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CEO class of 21’ team member Nate Beebe has launched his class business! A fresh voice in sports talk. Give it a listen! https://linktr.ee/CouchCoverage

“Be honest. Do what you love. Own your mistakes. The customer is king.” -Randy Conlon   Such an incredible story today of 30 plus years of hustle, innovation & growth from Randy Conlon ...
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“Be honest. Do what you love. Own your mistakes. The customer is king.” -Randy Conlon Such an incredible story today of 30 plus years of hustle, innovation & growth from Randy Conlon ...

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