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SHIP, SHIP, HOORAY, Here’s your export passport

Appeared in the North Idaho Business Journal – October 29, 2013 By Mike Patrick Let’s say you stay current on big-picture stuff, so the following bullet points elicit not wonder, but yawns: • 96 percent of the world’s population lives outside the U.S. • 67 percent of the world’s purchasing power resides outside the U.S.…
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U.S. Shale-Oil Boom May Not Last as Fracking Wells Lack Staying Power

Appeared in Bloomberg Business Week – October 10, 2013 By Asjylyn Loder Chesapeake Energy’s (CHK) Serenity 1-3H well near Oklahoma City came in as a gusher in 2009, pumping more than 1,200 barrels of oil a day and kicking off a rush to drill that extended into Kansas. Now the well produces less than 100…
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2030: Are We Visionary Leaders?

Posted at CDA Press: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:00 am Bill Jhung, from Idaho’s Small Business Development Center, certainly challenged us at February’s Upbeat Breakfast, both in terms of our individual engagements in our leadership roles, and as a community. Bill, thank you for a great message on Tuesday. Now what? No doubt many of…
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Learn Your Weaknesses and Get Stronger, Jhung Tells Group

Posted by CDA Press: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 By Tom Hasslinger To say adversity makes a person stronger is a cop-out.  Adversity, trial, only exposes a person. It’s what one does after encountering it that defines him or her. It can strengthen, or it can obliterate. The same holds true in the world of business, Bill…
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