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Mark Duckett, owner of Duckett's Carpet Care, gave us a hands-on experience today. Mark transitioned from owning a shoe store to cleaning the surfaces that shoes make dirty. He and his ...
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Mark Duckett, owner of Duckett's Carpet Care, gave us a hands-on experience today. Mark transitioned from owning a shoe store to cleaning the surfaces that shoes make dirty. He and his ...

“Success is not spelled with a $ sign.” Lynn Laughlin, VP of Alumni Services Emeritus, Lincoln Christian University, shared education, career, and life advice with us today. Lynn ...
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“Success is not spelled with a $ sign.” Lynn Laughlin, VP of Alumni Services Emeritus, Lincoln Christian University, shared education, career, and life advice with us today. Lynn ...

We started the day right by attending the Shelby County Farm Bureau annual breakfast. We had a fabulous breakfast for only $1.00! This dollar represents the amount farmers and ranchers ...
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We started the day right by attending the Shelby County Farm Bureau annual breakfast. We had a fabulous breakfast for only $1.00! This dollar represents the amount farmers and ranchers ...

Shelby County Clerk & Recorder Jessica Fox not only taught us how to register a business name with the county, but also shared words to live by. We were encouraged to always keep ...
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Shelby County Clerk & Recorder Jessica Fox not only taught us how to register a business name with the county, but also shared words to live by. We were encouraged to always keep ...

Illinois Country Living Magazine Editor Valerie Cheatham and Assistant Editor Colten Bradford were our Zoom guests today. This monthly publication has a circulation of almost 191,000. ...
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Illinois Country Living Magazine Editor Valerie Cheatham and Assistant Editor Colten Bradford were our Zoom guests today. This monthly publication has a circulation of almost 191,000. ...

Time management skills were the topic today. We learned about the time management quadrants:  1. Urgent/important (answering business-related questions and contacts) 2. Not ...
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Time management skills were the topic today. We learned about the time management quadrants: 1. Urgent/important (answering business-related questions and contacts) 2. Not ...

Friday & Fearless Founders! We watched a video interview with Derek Canton, founder and CEO of Paerpay, a contactless payment platform for restaurants that eliminates the sharing of ...
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Friday & Fearless Founders! We watched a video interview with Derek Canton, founder and CEO of Paerpay, a contactless payment platform for restaurants that eliminates the sharing of ...

Heather Fox, co-owner of Event market, hosted us this morning. This side gig for Heather and her partners has them hustling, as each of them have other full-time jobs! They strive to ...
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Heather Fox, co-owner of Event market, hosted us this morning. This side gig for Heather and her partners has them hustling, as each of them have other full-time jobs! They strive to ...

Bob Boarman shared history with our class today. He has been in the car business at Boarman's Auto Sales for 53 years and is a mainstay of our community. Through his experiences he has ...
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Bob Boarman shared history with our class today. He has been in the car business at Boarman's Auto Sales for 53 years and is a mainstay of our community. Through his experiences he has ...

Glenda Sphar, Real Estate Broker, EIP Realty & CEO mentor gave us an open-door look into her career in real estate. Developing self-discipline is a key to success in her business as ...
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Glenda Sphar, Real Estate Broker, EIP Realty & CEO mentor gave us an open-door look into her career in real estate. Developing self-discipline is a key to success in her business as ...

As Warren Buffett has said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”  - CEO students were given potentially sensitive business- and workplace-scenarios ...
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As Warren Buffett has said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” - CEO students were given potentially sensitive business- and workplace-scenarios ...

“If you take risk out of life, you take out opportunity.” - Nido Qubein, President, High Point University -  We were inspired this Friday by watching ‘Nido Qubein: Extraordinary is a ...
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“If you take risk out of life, you take out opportunity.” - Nido Qubein, President, High Point University - We were inspired this Friday by watching ‘Nido Qubein: Extraordinary is a ...

We got our heads into the cloud today at Software Solutions Integrated, Shelbyville. President and Founder Pam Rincker and Sales and Marketing VP Dave Craft were our hosts at this ...
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We got our heads into the cloud today at Software Solutions Integrated, Shelbyville. President and Founder Pam Rincker and Sales and Marketing VP Dave Craft were our hosts at this ...

We picked the perfect day to visit Perfectly Picked in Moweaqua. Our host and shop-owner, Shawn Conlin, demonstrated her multitasking abilities perfectly!  - A former teacher, Shawn ...
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We picked the perfect day to visit Perfectly Picked in Moweaqua. Our host and shop-owner, Shawn Conlin, demonstrated her multitasking abilities perfectly! - A former teacher, Shawn ...

Friday, March 5th - We watched a Fearless Founders video spotlighting Austin Brooks, Executive Director Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship for motivation! We were reminded and ...
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Friday, March 5th - We watched a Fearless Founders video spotlighting Austin Brooks, Executive Director Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship for motivation! We were reminded and ...

We focused on photography with Ashley Duncan Rincker Photography this sunny March 4th. Ashley is also a CEO mentor. She and model Chloe provided a live shoot for us and took time to ...
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We focused on photography with Ashley Duncan Rincker Photography this sunny March 4th. Ashley is also a CEO mentor. She and model Chloe provided a live shoot for us and took time to ...

Thank you to our awesome board members for the time they dedicate to our experiences and success!  - Some of our CEO board members met us in person and virtually to finalize business ...
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Thank you to our awesome board members for the time they dedicate to our experiences and success! - Some of our CEO board members met us in person and virtually to finalize business ...

Jake Buhnerkempe, owner of J&R Collision Centers hosted us at the Shelbyville location March 2, 2021.  - Jake is a hands-on business owner in every aspect. While showing us the ...
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Jake Buhnerkempe, owner of J&R Collision Centers hosted us at the Shelbyville location March 2, 2021. - Jake is a hands-on business owner in every aspect. While showing us the ...

Due to a fantastic reason - the addition of a school to our program - the deadline to apply for next year's class has been extended to March 12!
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Due to a fantastic reason - the addition of a school to our program - the deadline to apply for next year's class has been extended to March 12!

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