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Best Business Decision: Shobi Dahl

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Shobi Dahl, CEO of Dave’s Killer Bread / NatureBake was profiled by Portland Business Journal in early 2012. Here’s what he said his Best Business Decision was:

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Sustaining the Legacy of Small Business: Glass Alchemy Ltd.

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We invite you to view this video by the OSU Austin Family Business Program about Glass Alchemy Ltd., the 2008 Small Family Business award recipient for excellence.

One of 100 nominated Oregon companies and a client of Family Business Advisers, Glass Alchemy received the honor for its succession planning, eco-friendly focus with recycled glass and

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The Power of a Buy-Sell Agreement

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A business without a buy-sell agreement is comparable to a person without a will. In each case, important decisions will need to be made. Allowing the property to pass according to a plan specified in the state law of intestacy, rather than according to the wishes of the decedent, might result in outcomes that are unintended by the individual and/or business owner.

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Growing Your Business Through The Next Generation

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When it comes to ensuring that your business succeeds now and through the next generation the old adage, ‘when you fail to plan, you plan to fail’, comes to mind.

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The Cost of Leader Development

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by Eugene J. Wallace

“Let me get this straight, Pat,” Jerry asked with a degree of shock and awe, but without rancor, “you are asking for hundreds, no thousands of dollars for executive leadership development, when we have a company-mandated cost-savings directive?” Pat, looking down for a moment, touched the report, which had been worked

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