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One Third of Your Employees Want to Quit

Despite today’s uncertain employment climate, American employees are unhappy. Though you’d think that anyone would be thrilled to be employed [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter June 23 2011

Only in California: When Tax Breaks Become Tax Liabilities

It doesn’t get much more absurd. Over the last five years the state of California handed out over $120 million in tax credits and incentives for specific small business startups. Guess what? The state’s Franchise Tax Board is asking for all that money back. Only Sacramento could devise a scheme to change the rules and sock it to job creators. CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance August 30 2013

Opinion: The Shutdown Couldn’t Have Happened to a Nicer Town

Those of us in the private sector know that the U.S. still has not fully recovered from the weak real estate market and general economic malaise that started in the recession of 2008. CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance October 4 2013

Opportunities in the New Energy Economy

Robbie Diamond, founder and CEO of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a nonpartisan organization urging energy reform, discussed potential solutions for the U.S.’s dependence on oil at Chief Executive’s CEO2GOV Summit. Here are excerpts from his remarks. September 16 2010

Oracle’s Earnings Indicate Businesses Still Cautious, Not Yet Ready to Spend

Oracle’s earnings results were lower than expected and its shares are down 21 percent for the year. The news from Oracle prompted a sell-off of shares in other enterprise software companies. Oracle sells expensive and complex systems to businesses, and so its poor performance may indicate that many CEOs aren’t ready to heavily invest in capital expenditures. CEO Briefing Newsletter December 21 2011


No. 33 Oregon Taxation and Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by Key Metrics Taxation and [...] Best & Worst States May 3 2011

Oregon is the 42nd Best State for Business 2012

No. 42 Oregon Taxation and Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by Key Metrics State GDP  [...] Best & Worst States May 2 2012

OSHA’s Top 10 Standards Violations and How to Avoid Them

The list hasn’t changed much in recent years, but it highlights the need to improve safety on the plant floor. Manufacturing Newsletter March 31 2014

Outsourcing 2.0: How to Profit by the Return of Manufacturing to the U.S. Videos May 18 2012

Overcoming Information Overload and Gaining Productivity

We are constantly bombarded with data. We can get information from print, television, email, internet news sources, twitter, Facebook, text, [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 7 2011

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