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'22 Team get's better every day!
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'22 Team get's better every day!

“We aren’t going to be the biggest…we are going to be the best. How do you do that? Take care of your people.”  “If you have a slogan. You better live it.”  Wow. Incredible ...
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“We aren’t going to be the biggest…we are going to be the best. How do you do that? Take care of your people.” “If you have a slogan. You better live it.” Wow. Incredible ...

Do you know the difference between Margin & Mark up?  “Know your profit margin!” -Jim Boyd  Back for more! Business Plan Pt.2 - Financials  Such an important conversation for the CEO ...
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Do you know the difference between Margin & Mark up? “Know your profit margin!” -Jim Boyd Back for more! Business Plan Pt.2 - Financials Such an important conversation for the CEO ...

Great conversation with Donavon Hilligoss, Community Supported Fishery Director of Sitka Salmon Shares!  "It's not about getting rich. Create a product or service that serves someone. ...
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Great conversation with Donavon Hilligoss, Community Supported Fishery Director of Sitka Salmon Shares! "It's not about getting rich. Create a product or service that serves someone. ...

Hey parents! If you have a sophomore or junior in high school you should consider the CEO program for next year. Link in the bio!
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Hey parents! If you have a sophomore or junior in high school you should consider the CEO program for next year. Link in the bio!

"Social media is a free messaging tool to reach your followers. Build your platform and create your customer. If you're not on LinkedIn...you need to be. Best return on you effort." ...
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"Social media is a free messaging tool to reach your followers. Build your platform and create your customer. If you're not on LinkedIn...you need to be. Best return on you effort." ...

Join us tonight for a Q and A Session about the Knox County IL CEO Program!   - Applications are now open  - Applications will be closing in March!   Join Zoom ...
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Join us tonight for a Q and A Session about the Knox County IL CEO Program! - Applications are now open - Applications will be closing in March! Join Zoom ...

"Start with the end in mind. Where do you want to be in 3, 5, 10 years from now?" - Jim Boyd  Great conversation with the Director at IL Small Business Development Center at Western ...
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"Start with the end in mind. Where do you want to be in 3, 5, 10 years from now?" - Jim Boyd Great conversation with the Director at IL Small Business Development Center at Western ...

”Persevere. Don’t let anyone hold you back. Try something… If it doesn’t work, that’s OK.” -Jackie Turner  Absolutely on of Knox County’s hidden treasures. Jackie and her Carmelkorn ...
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”Persevere. Don’t let anyone hold you back. Try something… If it doesn’t work, that’s OK.” -Jackie Turner Absolutely on of Knox County’s hidden treasures. Jackie and her Carmelkorn ...

Quick presentation from our Rowva contingency to the ROWVA Education Foundation last night. Thank you for your time!
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Quick presentation from our Rowva contingency to the ROWVA Education Foundation last night. Thank you for your time!

Interested in the CEO Program? Jump on a zoom call for the last two sessions where the Facilitator, Board Members or the Liaison answer any and all questions you might have about the ...
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Interested in the CEO Program? Jump on a zoom call for the last two sessions where the Facilitator, Board Members or the Liaison answer any and all questions you might have about the ...

Current Team member Clara Kuelper!
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Current Team member Clara Kuelper!

Current Team member Emma Seiboldt!
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Current Team member Emma Seiboldt!

Front page of The Register-Mail …congratulations current CEO team member Mia!   Black History Month featured speaker yesterday and crowned royalty today!   We are proud of you!
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Front page of The Register-Mail …congratulations current CEO team member Mia! Black History Month featured speaker yesterday and crowned royalty today! We are proud of you!

Still considering the Knox County CEO program but not sure if it's right for you?  Check out Trevor's story...  Want more information? Click the link in our bio!
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Still considering the Knox County CEO program but not sure if it's right for you? Check out Trevor's story... Want more information? Click the link in our bio!

Asked for a photo from a mentor meet up. This is what we got. Lol!  Did you know that every student that gets accepted in to the Knox County CEO program gets paired with a local ...
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Asked for a photo from a mentor meet up. This is what we got. Lol! Did you know that every student that gets accepted in to the Knox County CEO program gets paired with a local ...

The Orpheum Theatre is truly a jewel box, one of Knox County’s hidden treasures.   Such a great history lesson from Ross McIntyre.    Entrepreneurs built, ran and maintained our ...
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The Orpheum Theatre is truly a jewel box, one of Knox County’s hidden treasures. Such a great history lesson from Ross McIntyre. Entrepreneurs built, ran and maintained our ...

“Put yourself in situations that force you to get better.”  “Don’t dress for the job you have… Dress for the job you want.”  “It’s not who you know. It’s who knows you.”  What a ...
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“Put yourself in situations that force you to get better.” “Don’t dress for the job you have… Dress for the job you want.” “It’s not who you know. It’s who knows you.” What a ...

Want to know why it feels like everything is getting more expensive? We think we have a pretty good idea.   Part 2 of our conversations with Derby industries.   Supply chain costs and ...
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Want to know why it feels like everything is getting more expensive? We think we have a pretty good idea. Part 2 of our conversations with Derby industries. Supply chain costs and ...

Few industries have experienced more change in the last 50 years than the photography business.   Honored to have local photo/small business legend Tom Foley speak to our class this ...
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Few industries have experienced more change in the last 50 years than the photography business. Honored to have local photo/small business legend Tom Foley speak to our class this ...

Current Class of '22 Student Clara Asplund...
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Current Class of '22 Student Clara Asplund...

Feedback in any business is crucial.  The team discussed ways to leverage feedback for their future ventures and the advantages of mining feedback from the class business.   If you ...
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Feedback in any business is crucial. The team discussed ways to leverage feedback for their future ventures and the advantages of mining feedback from the class business. If you ...

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