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FRIDAY UPDATE This has been our first full week in quite awhile. With so many tremendous people sharing their expertise, it has flown by! We started off with a class day that was ...

The best business visit on Halloween is All About You Day Spa and Ruby Layne Boutique.  Owner Ashley Metzger is an incredible young businesswoman. Still in her 30’s she runs two very ...
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The best business visit on Halloween is All About You Day Spa and Ruby Layne Boutique. Owner Ashley Metzger is an incredible young businesswoman. Still in her 30’s she runs two very ...

Our Regional Pod, consisting of Wayne County CEO, Little Egypt CEO, and Effingham County CEO met with Senator Jason Plummer virtually today. Senator Plummer addressed both the ...

South Central FS, a founding Fayette County CEO investor, hosted our business visit this morning. Agronomy manager Ryan Hasty, Transportation manager Richard Tinker, and Crop ...
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South Central FS, a founding Fayette County CEO investor, hosted our business visit this morning. Agronomy manager Ryan Hasty, Transportation manager Richard Tinker, and Crop ...

CEO Ambassador John Goldsmith spoke to the class today. His topic was “Life Skills and Leadership.”  The Gospel According to Goldsmith preaches 4 things to be successful: 1. Listen 2. ...
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CEO Ambassador John Goldsmith spoke to the class today. His topic was “Life Skills and Leadership.” The Gospel According to Goldsmith preaches 4 things to be successful: 1. Listen 2. ...

Class day today We spent the morning working on the class business and are in the organization phase. Using poster Post-it paper to brainstorm and record ideas for future discussion ...
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Class day today We spent the morning working on the class business and are in the organization phase. Using poster Post-it paper to brainstorm and record ideas for future discussion ...

FRIDAY UPDATE: (On Saturday...I forgot) We had a short but productive week. Monday was a class day and we put together Halloween bags for kids at the Halloween festival at the lake ...

I know I say this a lot, but, I’m so proud of these kids!  They spent their Saturday afternoon at the Vandalia Halloween Festival painting faces and passing out candy. They entertained ...
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I know I say this a lot, but, I’m so proud of these kids! They spent their Saturday afternoon at the Vandalia Halloween Festival painting faces and passing out candy. They entertained ...

Today we received special permission to tour Octochem. COO Denny Grant initially met with us in the conference room to explain how this very unique business works. He explained that ...
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Today we received special permission to tour Octochem. COO Denny Grant initially met with us in the conference room to explain how this very unique business works. He explained that ...

Our business visit on Tuesday was to Waggoner’s Therapeutic Massage. Owner, Jenny Waggoner, detailed her journey to owning her own business and emphasized that precious jobs and ...
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Our business visit on Tuesday was to Waggoner’s Therapeutic Massage. Owner, Jenny Waggoner, detailed her journey to owning her own business and emphasized that precious jobs and ...

Class day today.... packed treat bags for the Halloween festival this weekend, put together thank you/incentive bags for our Badge Business advertisers, and did some work on our class ...
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Class day today.... packed treat bags for the Halloween festival this weekend, put together thank you/incentive bags for our Badge Business advertisers, and did some work on our class ...

Our Badge Business is complete!   Thank you for advertising with us: Sarah Bush Lincoln Fayette County  Hospital  City of Vandalia Driftstone Pueblo FNB Brownstown Ponderosa ...
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Our Badge Business is complete! Thank you for advertising with us: Sarah Bush Lincoln Fayette County Hospital City of Vandalia Driftstone Pueblo FNB Brownstown Ponderosa ...

FRIDAY UPDATE: It seems I have just written one of these and it is time to compose the next. When time-flies, you must be enjoying your work! Our week began on Tuesday (due to the ...

Our students are taking the SAT tomorrow!
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Our students are taking the SAT tomorrow!

Our business visit this morning was to Eye Care Vandalia with Dr. Kevin Childers and his office manager Pam Childers. After a quick tour of his beautiful facility, he spoke to us about ...
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Our business visit this morning was to Eye Care Vandalia with Dr. Kevin Childers and his office manager Pam Childers. After a quick tour of his beautiful facility, he spoke to us about ...

CEO alum Maddi Hayes is re-opening her loose leaf tea business. She’s been a little busy lately with Army basic training! Her teas are THE BEST!

Abrielle, owner of Tootie’s Tumblers has been busy with her business!
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Abrielle, owner of Tootie’s Tumblers has been busy with her business!

Yesterday afternoon Fayette County CEO was honored to host Mary Miller who is running for US Congress. She addressed many issues of concern in our country, offered advice for being ...
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Yesterday afternoon Fayette County CEO was honored to host Mary Miller who is running for US Congress. She addressed many issues of concern in our country, offered advice for being ...

Another CEO business being launched!  Makayla will be at the Farmers’ Market Saturday.
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Another CEO business being launched! Makayla will be at the Farmers’ Market Saturday.

Kent Probst, from Midland Institute, was with us today. He told the students about how CEO got its start and is a great resource to bounce thoughts and ideas off.  His informal ...
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Kent Probst, from Midland Institute, was with us today. He told the students about how CEO got its start and is a great resource to bounce thoughts and ideas off. His informal ...

Cassi, Ethan, and Abrielle spoke to the Fayette County Board tonight. According to board member Pat Click, they “hit it out of the park ... grand slam!”    SO PROUD to have them ...
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Cassi, Ethan, and Abrielle spoke to the Fayette County Board tonight. According to board member Pat Click, they “hit it out of the park ... grand slam!” SO PROUD to have them ...

CEO Board member Pat Click was our speaker this morning. He is an often requested presenter and master of ceremonies in our communities and helped to prepare the class for upcoming ...

Monday’s visit was to McKay-Napa Auto Parts. New owner, Earl Flack, told us about his family owned and operated business.  Eighty-three years ago Vince McKay (Staunton) saw a need for ...
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Monday’s visit was to McKay-Napa Auto Parts. New owner, Earl Flack, told us about his family owned and operated business. Eighty-three years ago Vince McKay (Staunton) saw a need for ...

FRIDAY UPDATE We started this week with one of our favorite speakers. Teresa McCloy is not only fun to listen to, her time-blocking method is a wonderful time management skill. Her ...

Mentor Mornings are our favorite mornings!  We even had a visit from alum Sophie Whitten.   Both Sophie (Sophie Whitten Photography) and Macy Cripe (Lois Layne Boutique) are ...
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Mentor Mornings are our favorite mornings! We even had a visit from alum Sophie Whitten. Both Sophie (Sophie Whitten Photography) and Macy Cripe (Lois Layne Boutique) are ...

Our business visit this morning was at St. Elmo Golf Club. Cindy Booher does such a great job teaching about how the semi-private club operates. It was a beautiful morning to sit ...
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Our business visit this morning was at St. Elmo Golf Club. Cindy Booher does such a great job teaching about how the semi-private club operates. It was a beautiful morning to sit ...

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