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Recently students learned about business plans, financial projections, and were shown several examples.  They also received lots of resources to help them moving forward as they create ...
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Recently students learned about business plans, financial projections, and were shown several examples. They also received lots of resources to help them moving forward as they create ...

A fantastic quote from one of our Jackson CEO team members, Fallon Cochran: "I feel that there is a wide market for a quilting business and it would be challenging, but where is the ...

Learn more about the very first team building exercises from Week 1 that Jackson CEO completed to learn more about each other. -jj
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Learn more about the very first team building exercises from Week 1 that Jackson CEO completed to learn more about each other. -jj

The CEO students participated in a unique opportunity this morning, providing feedback to a young woman who is going to a national conference to compete with her elevator speech.  Our ...
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The CEO students participated in a unique opportunity this morning, providing feedback to a young woman who is going to a national conference to compete with her elevator speech. Our ...

A lot was accomplished today on the class macro business!  Students were full of great ideas and very excited to brainstorm with their small committees.  Very productive morning for ...
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A lot was accomplished today on the class macro business! Students were full of great ideas and very excited to brainstorm with their small committees. Very productive morning for ...

There were so many fantastic tips that Chris Egelston - Corporate Entertainer, Infotainer, Magician gave to the JCEO crew this morning. He shared the importance of the initial ...
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There were so many fantastic tips that Chris Egelston - Corporate Entertainer, Infotainer, Magician gave to the JCEO crew this morning. He shared the importance of the initial ...

Thank you Aimee Wigfall Photography for the headshots for the Jackson CEO class!
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Thank you Aimee Wigfall Photography for the headshots for the Jackson CEO class!

A couple team building activities to get our brains going and ready for this Monday!  A bit of fun, a lot of creativity, some team work, and no verbal communication for 10 minutes ...
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A couple team building activities to get our brains going and ready for this Monday! A bit of fun, a lot of creativity, some team work, and no verbal communication for 10 minutes ...

A great quote about growth from one of our Jackson CEO students: "I first got into CEO thinking that I would be challenged and that I would be taking on a lot, and boy was I not ...

Class macro business planning!  It's been a bit of chaos with so many students offering different ideas, options, and views, but I think the CEO crew will come together to find ...
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Class macro business planning! It's been a bit of chaos with so many students offering different ideas, options, and views, but I think the CEO crew will come together to find ...

Visit our website to learn more about the fantastic students that are part of the Jackson CEO program!  While there, be sure to sign up for our newsletter so you can get continual ...
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Visit our website to learn more about the fantastic students that are part of the Jackson CEO program! While there, be sure to sign up for our newsletter so you can get continual ...

Thank you to Elizabeth Strusz, owner of E. Claire Salon, for hosting the CEO crew this morning!  What an amazing experience and energetic discussion filled full of tips.  She started ...
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Thank you to Elizabeth Strusz, owner of E. Claire Salon, for hosting the CEO crew this morning! What an amazing experience and energetic discussion filled full of tips. She started ...

Fun this morning with Elizabeth Strusz, owner of E. Claire Salon!
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Fun this morning with Elizabeth Strusz, owner of E. Claire Salon!

Thank you to Mr. Ken Stoner of the SIU Small Business Development Center who provided a detailed look into business structures, business plans, keeping records, and the importance of ...
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Thank you to Mr. Ken Stoner of the SIU Small Business Development Center who provided a detailed look into business structures, business plans, keeping records, and the importance of ...

What a fun morning with Mr. James Mayer, owner of Mayer Networks Inc in Carbondale.  Mr. Mayer gave phenomenal advice on the importance of team work.  He explained that building the ...
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What a fun morning with Mr. James Mayer, owner of Mayer Networks Inc in Carbondale. Mr. Mayer gave phenomenal advice on the importance of team work. He explained that building the ...

A great quote from Jessica Elson, one of our fantastic CEO students: "I liked the advice that she gave about how it is not only who you know or what kind of connections you have, but ...

Students practiced their introductions, listened to another chapter in Craig's book, and worked on dates and locations for their class macro biz!  Lots of planning for their business ...
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Students practiced their introductions, listened to another chapter in Craig's book, and worked on dates and locations for their class macro biz! Lots of planning for their business ...

What a cool morning in CEO!  We had Ms. Karin O'Connor, an angel investor and venture capitalist from Chicago who provided exceptional advice to students as they continue to brainstorm ...
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What a cool morning in CEO! We had Ms. Karin O'Connor, an angel investor and venture capitalist from Chicago who provided exceptional advice to students as they continue to brainstorm ...

A huge thank you to the Air Force ROTC at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for providing exceptional advice on the importance of planning, leading, and communicating on a team.  ...
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A huge thank you to the Air Force ROTC at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for providing exceptional advice on the importance of planning, leading, and communicating on a team. ...

There was a lot to discuss in CEO this morning!  Students are in full swing planning their class macro business.  There are lots of ideas being suggested and lots of decisions to be ...
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There was a lot to discuss in CEO this morning! Students are in full swing planning their class macro business. There are lots of ideas being suggested and lots of decisions to be ...

Thank you so much to Laura Harbaugh, owner of Harbaugh's Cafe, one of the prized breakfast places in the area.  This is a place where friends, family, and co-workers come to enjoy a ...
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Thank you so much to Laura Harbaugh, owner of Harbaugh's Cafe, one of the prized breakfast places in the area. This is a place where friends, family, and co-workers come to enjoy a ...

A fantastic day that Mr. Gary Shafer helped arrange for us.  A day learning more about SIU's Aviation and Automotive programs.  I know there were several students that wanted to learn ...
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A fantastic day that Mr. Gary Shafer helped arrange for us. A day learning more about SIU's Aviation and Automotive programs. I know there were several students that wanted to learn ...

A great day for a discussion on the class macro business!  We were lucky enough to have our Jackson CEO Board President, Mr. John Pfeifer, join us this morning and share a few pieces ...
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A great day for a discussion on the class macro business! We were lucky enough to have our Jackson CEO Board President, Mr. John Pfeifer, join us this morning and share a few pieces ...

A fantastic day combining with the Union County CEO Program for team building with Sgt. Taylor of the Illinois Army National Guard-Carbondale Office!  The students had a full day of ...
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A fantastic day combining with the Union County CEO Program for team building with Sgt. Taylor of the Illinois Army National Guard-Carbondale Office! The students had a full day of ...

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