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Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush?  Up until 1930...it wasn’t good.    Today the CEO 22’ team learned the importance of providing a service no one thinks about, how ...
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Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush? Up until 1930...it wasn’t good. Today the CEO 22’ team learned the importance of providing a service no one thinks about, how ...

Great conversation this morning with the Instructor of Business Communication at WIU, Michelle Howe.  Michelle gave the CEO 22' team lots of valuable tools as they write write an ...
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Great conversation this morning with the Instructor of Business Communication at WIU, Michelle Howe. Michelle gave the CEO 22' team lots of valuable tools as they write write an ...

"What does CEO stand for anyway?"  We get that all the time.  Here it is...  C: Creating E: Entrepreneurial  O: Opportunities  The Knox County CEO program is much more than a textbook ...
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"What does CEO stand for anyway?" We get that all the time. Here it is... C: Creating E: Entrepreneurial O: Opportunities The Knox County CEO program is much more than a textbook ...

#FlashbackFriday to the Class of 21'!  Recognize anyone? Where are they now?
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#FlashbackFriday to the Class of 21'! Recognize anyone? Where are they now?

Today the CEO 22' Team broke into 2 teams, GHS vs. ROWVA to reverse engineer Bedell's Beard Oil to analyze cost per unit, margin and breakeven.  Fun times! Team ROWVA was a "little" ...
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Today the CEO 22' Team broke into 2 teams, GHS vs. ROWVA to reverse engineer Bedell's Beard Oil to analyze cost per unit, margin and breakeven. Fun times! Team ROWVA was a "little" ...

"Word of mouth is the biggest advertising you can get."  "Your parents are your protectors...the closest people to you may not be that ones that encourage you to go for it." -Phil ...
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"Word of mouth is the biggest advertising you can get." "Your parents are your protectors...the closest people to you may not be that ones that encourage you to go for it." -Phil ...

1-100 updates today.  The CEO 22' Team is at $585 with just 4 business days left.  Great creativity and some mid-project pivots... - Raffle for a prize package - Dried flower ...
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1-100 updates today. The CEO 22' Team is at $585 with just 4 business days left. Great creativity and some mid-project pivots... - Raffle for a prize package - Dried flower ...

#Fridayflashback to the CEO class of 2019! Where are they now?   Comment below if you know!
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#Fridayflashback to the CEO class of 2019! Where are they now? Comment below if you know!

"I started with 40 other athletes and people would say, 'How did you win?'  I'm the only one that didn't quit!" -Brandon Wynn  Great conversation with Brandon Wynn, the most decorated ...
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"I started with 40 other athletes and people would say, 'How did you win?' I'm the only one that didn't quit!" -Brandon Wynn Great conversation with Brandon Wynn, the most decorated ...

"Be on time. Tell the truth. Do your best." - Toby Myers  Always a great site visit with Jet Air, Inc. in Galesburg.  Truly an example of finding an opportunity in any market if you've ...
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"Be on time. Tell the truth. Do your best." - Toby Myers Always a great site visit with Jet Air, Inc. in Galesburg. Truly an example of finding an opportunity in any market if you've ...

"Speak when you're angry and you'll give the best speech you'll ever regret."  - Tracy Engstrom  Great conversation for the CEO 22' Team this morning wihth the Coordinator of Career ...
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"Speak when you're angry and you'll give the best speech you'll ever regret." - Tracy Engstrom Great conversation for the CEO 22' Team this morning wihth the Coordinator of Career ...

"If you want to be an entrepreneur you have to be willing to take risks."  "Indecision is the death of an entrepreneur."    - Candace D'Agnolo(Don-yo-lo)  Such a valuable conversation ...
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"If you want to be an entrepreneur you have to be willing to take risks." "Indecision is the death of an entrepreneur." - Candace D'Agnolo(Don-yo-lo) Such a valuable conversation ...

Class of 22' team member Emma Seiboldt continues to grow!
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Class of 22' team member Emma Seiboldt continues to grow!

Flashback to the OG! Class of 2019! Where are they now? Comment below if you know!
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Flashback to the OG! Class of 2019! Where are they now? Comment below if you know!

Such a treat to spend time with Andrew Bowman, owner of Pilot Knob Comforts this morning.  The CEO 22' team was even ablt to enjoy a bag of their incredible popcorn!  Here, the team ...
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Such a treat to spend time with Andrew Bowman, owner of Pilot Knob Comforts this morning. The CEO 22' team was even ablt to enjoy a bag of their incredible popcorn! Here, the team ...

We can’t wait!
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We can’t wait!

So thankful for our partnership with Carl Sandburg College. The CEO 22' Team was able to get a tour of their MakersSpace today.  What an incredible space for creativity and ...
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So thankful for our partnership with Carl Sandburg College. The CEO 22' Team was able to get a tour of their MakersSpace today. What an incredible space for creativity and ...

Fridays are our favorite at CEO!  Today was... - DISC profiles part 2 - One to 100 updates (If you don't know ask a team member) - and a little practice we call, "pick something in the ...
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Fridays are our favorite at CEO! Today was... - DISC profiles part 2 - One to 100 updates (If you don't know ask a team member) - and a little practice we call, "pick something in the ...

Started discussing DISC profile results today. Each of this year's team is wired differently.  DISC profiles are uploaded! Go to knoxcountyilceo.com/students to meet this year's class!
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Started discussing DISC profile results today. Each of this year's team is wired differently. DISC profiles are uploaded! Go to knoxcountyilceo.com/students to meet this year's class!

So much value in this visit!

Always one of our favorite site visits with CEO investor and owner of Dave's Autobody, Dave Dunn! So much valuable wisdom shared.  Plus we got to see CEO class of 21' alum Donavon ...
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Always one of our favorite site visits with CEO investor and owner of Dave's Autobody, Dave Dunn! So much valuable wisdom shared. Plus we got to see CEO class of 21' alum Donavon ...

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