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"Don't talk about it. Just do it."  "If you like it...it's not work."  "Just work everyday...it'll all work out." -Jim Purlee  Getting our team in front of Jim Purlee is one of the ...
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"Don't talk about it. Just do it." "If you like it...it's not work." "Just work everyday...it'll all work out." -Jim Purlee Getting our team in front of Jim Purlee is one of the ...

“You’ve got to have thick skin as an entrepreneur. 2% of sales happen in the first call… 80% happened in between the 5th and 20th call.” - John Winston  “ I’ve always had the mindset ...
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“You’ve got to have thick skin as an entrepreneur. 2% of sales happen in the first call… 80% happened in between the 5th and 20th call.” - John Winston “ I’ve always had the mindset ...

What can we say, our mentors are awesome! Candace D'Agnolo from Pet Boss Nation has been able to mentor our 2022 Pitch Day Winner! Mia with “Guitar Girl Nails” has a dynamic product to ...
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What can we say, our mentors are awesome! Candace D'Agnolo from Pet Boss Nation has been able to mentor our 2022 Pitch Day Winner! Mia with “Guitar Girl Nails” has a dynamic product to ...

Mark your calendars now! Tradeshow is just a few weeks away!   Join Us May 10th from 4:30-6:30 at The Vault at Reserve Artisan Ales for our Annual Tradeshow highlighting our 2021-2022 ...
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Mark your calendars now! Tradeshow is just a few weeks away! Join Us May 10th from 4:30-6:30 at The Vault at Reserve Artisan Ales for our Annual Tradeshow highlighting our 2021-2022 ...

"Fish Tank Day" 2022 is in the books!  So proud of this year's team.  We heard this from a few sharks..."I love this day of the year on the CEO calendar!"   Shout out to this year's ...
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"Fish Tank Day" 2022 is in the books! So proud of this year's team. We heard this from a few sharks..."I love this day of the year on the CEO calendar!" Shout out to this year's ...

Fish Tank Day AND the release of our 2022 Tradeshow !?!   Knox County IL CEO is taking over Knox County!
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Fish Tank Day AND the release of our 2022 Tradeshow !?! Knox County IL CEO is taking over Knox County!

Hey look! It is one of our 2022-23 students Payton Parish! Read how he is keeping his pitching arm protected.
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Hey look! It is one of our 2022-23 students Payton Parish! Read how he is keeping his pitching arm protected.

Prepping for Fish Tank tomorrow.  What an experience for these young entrepreneurs.    Are they ready? We'll find out!😄
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Prepping for Fish Tank tomorrow. What an experience for these young entrepreneurs. Are they ready? We'll find out!😄

Prom Season is here!
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Prom Season is here!

Great conversation this morning with Rob Potter, CPA and wealth manager with STIFEL, about the importance of budgeting, accounting 101 and some general great business ...
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Great conversation this morning with Rob Potter, CPA and wealth manager with STIFEL, about the importance of budgeting, accounting 101 and some general great business ...

“Just because a job doesn’t seem like it’s fun, doesn’t mean you’re not learning.” -Bob Bondi  Today the CEO 21 team got to hear from the president of Bondi Building Corp., Bob Bondi. ...
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“Just because a job doesn’t seem like it’s fun, doesn’t mean you’re not learning.” -Bob Bondi Today the CEO 21 team got to hear from the president of Bondi Building Corp., Bob Bondi. ...

Check it out!
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Check it out!

Spring Break. Happy Easter form the '22 CEO Team!
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Spring Break. Happy Easter form the '22 CEO Team!

Watching film.  Prepping for the next big game.  #PitchDay
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Watching film. Prepping for the next big game. #PitchDay

“Galesburg is [our] parts hub for the world.” -Greg & Russel from Heat & Control  If you’ve ever enjoyed Doritos …you can thank Heat & Control for building the equipment that make ...
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“Galesburg is [our] parts hub for the world.” -Greg & Russel from Heat & Control If you’ve ever enjoyed Doritos …you can thank Heat & Control for building the equipment that make ...

“People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Aleks Rasmussen  The CEO '22 Team was able to spend some time discussing the business story with CrossFit Wig ...
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“People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Aleks Rasmussen The CEO '22 Team was able to spend some time discussing the business story with CrossFit Wig ...

If you’ve ever read “The Millionaire Next Door” then you know what I mean when I say that Mike Martin is a “text book” neighbor.   Inspiring conversation for our team today. Mike’s ...
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If you’ve ever read “The Millionaire Next Door” then you know what I mean when I say that Mike Martin is a “text book” neighbor. Inspiring conversation for our team today. Mike’s ...

“You’re going to hear “no” a lot. It’s what you do with the “no’s” that determines your success.” - Terri, Co-owner of Wordsmith Bookshoppe  Such an inspirational site visit this ...
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“You’re going to hear “no” a lot. It’s what you do with the “no’s” that determines your success.” - Terri, Co-owner of Wordsmith Bookshoppe Such an inspirational site visit this ...

Thank you Blake!
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Thank you Blake!

BANKER DAY! A little nervous?  How about a big banker day power pose? Boom!  The CEO '22 Team has been working toward this day since January.  All of our young entrepreneurs got a ...
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BANKER DAY! A little nervous? How about a big banker day power pose? Boom! The CEO '22 Team has been working toward this day since January. All of our young entrepreneurs got a ...

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