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Op/ed: Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and Congress

By   /  Friday, January 11th, 2013  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and Congress

By Billie Greer on Jan. 11, 2013 Butch Cassidy: Alright. I’ll jump first. Sundance Kid: No. Butch Cassidy: Then you jump first. Sundance Kid: No, I said. Butch Cassidy: What’s the matter with you? Sundance Kid: I can’t swim. Butch Cassidy: Are you crazy? The fall will probably kill you. So went the dialogue as Read More →

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Op/ed: Three steps to prioritizing your company’s charitable giving this season

By   /  Friday, December 14th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Three steps to prioritizing your company’s charitable giving this season

By Cynder Sinclair on December 14, 2012 This time of year most businesses find their mailboxes and inboxes overflowing with donation pleas. It seems like more requests come your way every year. There are so many good causes, especially in the Tri-Counties. How can you decide which organizations to give to? As a business person Read More →

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Op/ed: Why Jon Stewart’s ‘softer cushion for failure’ will create jobs

By   /  Friday, November 16th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Why Jon Stewart’s ‘softer cushion for failure’ will create jobs

Would-be entrepreneurs with families or pre-existing conditions are being blocked from self-employment.

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Op/ed: Regulations alone won’t instill ethics in corporate America

By   /  Friday, October 19th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Regulations alone won’t instill ethics in corporate America

The bottom line is that ethical behavior cannot be legislated.

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These three middle-class firms are fighting their way to the top

By   /  Friday, September 21st, 2012  /  Columns, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on These three middle-class firms are fighting their way to the top

This is turning out to be a tough time for some of the region’s biggest names in fashion, fast food and financial services.

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Op/ed: Let’s look at the world as something other than scorched earth

By   /  Friday, September 21st, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Scott Harris on September 21, 2012 My wife and I recently spent a very enjoyable weekend in a small resort town in California. The town was beautiful, the people were great and the scenery was fantastic. As we drove in, we fell in love with the mountainsides, the deep forests with huge old-growth trees Read More →

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Op/ed: Leadership by fiat seldom works

By   /  Friday, September 14th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Leadership by fiat seldom works

Effective executives don’t put obstacles in front of people; they help remove them

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