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"You CAN do this!" -- Local 618 | Co-Owners | Kelly Schlechte & Brandy Mayfield-Smith  -- Edwardsville residents Kelly and Brandy know all about running a business while navigating an ...
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"You CAN do this!" -- Local 618 | Co-Owners | Kelly Schlechte & Brandy Mayfield-Smith -- Edwardsville residents Kelly and Brandy know all about running a business while navigating an ...

Individual Business Venture | Board Pitch! -- This morning, students brought their first product/service prototype and had a chance to talk through their individual business ideas to ...
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Individual Business Venture | Board Pitch! -- This morning, students brought their first product/service prototype and had a chance to talk through their individual business ideas to ...

Individual Business Venture | Behind-the-scenes!  -- Edwardsville CEO students have been BUSY! Preparing to launch their individual business ventures at our May 1st trade show means ...
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Individual Business Venture | Behind-the-scenes! -- Edwardsville CEO students have been BUSY! Preparing to launch their individual business ventures at our May 1st trade show means ...

Guest Speaker | Alicia Bodkin Lignoul | 1st MidAmerica Credit Union -- Students learned incredible lessons in communication and teamwork today with Community Relations Coordinator ...
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Guest Speaker | Alicia Bodkin Lignoul | 1st MidAmerica Credit Union -- Students learned incredible lessons in communication and teamwork today with Community Relations Coordinator ...

Business Visit | What To Wear -- Local boutique owner and financial investor of Edwardsville CEO, Jill Dorsey, welcomed CEO to her shop this morning! Students received a tour of her ...
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Business Visit | What To Wear -- Local boutique owner and financial investor of Edwardsville CEO, Jill Dorsey, welcomed CEO to her shop this morning! Students received a tour of her ...

TAXES and INSURANCE.  -- Two words that don’t necessarily thrill and excite the masses…however, as an entrepreneur, understanding these two topics is vital for both planning and ...
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TAXES and INSURANCE. -- Two words that don’t necessarily thrill and excite the masses…however, as an entrepreneur, understanding these two topics is vital for both planning and ...

"Be an expert in seeking experts. Confucius said it best..."If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room." Never stop learning and know that you can learn ...
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"Be an expert in seeking experts. Confucius said it best..."If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room." Never stop learning and know that you can learn ...

Alumni guest speaker | Barrett Larkin  Topic: 30-second pitch workshop! -- Class of 2021 CEO alumnus and current economics student at SIUE, Barrett Larkin, volunteered to join class ...
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Alumni guest speaker | Barrett Larkin Topic: 30-second pitch workshop! -- Class of 2021 CEO alumnus and current economics student at SIUE, Barrett Larkin, volunteered to join class ...

“It is OK to try something and fail. If you don’t have any failures, then you aren’t trying new things. If you aren’t trying new things, you won’t be ready for change. Expect change ...
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“It is OK to try something and fail. If you don’t have any failures, then you aren’t trying new things. If you aren’t trying new things, you won’t be ready for change. Expect change ...

THANK YOU, to our newest CEO program FRIENDS & INVESTORS! -- Over the last several months, we have been thrilled to welcome a batch of new financial supporters to our program. ...
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THANK YOU, to our newest CEO program FRIENDS & INVESTORS! -- Over the last several months, we have been thrilled to welcome a batch of new financial supporters to our program. ...

Journal Spotlight | Lauren Propes & Ryan Cross -- Each week, students submit a journal entry that serves as their reflection from guest speakers and business visits from the previous ...
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Journal Spotlight | Lauren Propes & Ryan Cross -- Each week, students submit a journal entry that serves as their reflection from guest speakers and business visits from the previous ...

“Make sure your business and decisions are in line with your morals as a human being. If you always make decisions within your moral compass, you know one thing will remain true-- you ...
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“Make sure your business and decisions are in line with your morals as a human being. If you always make decisions within your moral compass, you know one thing will remain true-- you ...

Business visit | Aria’s Cookies & Confections, LLC -- This morning, Edwardsville CEO experienced a first! Our young entrepreneurs had the privilege to meet and hear the story of ...
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Business visit | Aria’s Cookies & Confections, LLC -- This morning, Edwardsville CEO experienced a first! Our young entrepreneurs had the privilege to meet and hear the story of ...

Villhard Speaking Series: The Art of the 30-second Pitch! -- After a fantastic discussion surrounding students' sharing the feedback they received from potential customers over break,  ...
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Villhard Speaking Series: The Art of the 30-second Pitch! -- After a fantastic discussion surrounding students' sharing the feedback they received from potential customers over break, ...

Wood River Refinery – Part 2! -- “What is the root of all success? Attitude. Having a good attitude, no matter your career, fuels everything else.” – Jerry Knoyle -- CEO had the unique ...
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Wood River Refinery – Part 2! -- “What is the root of all success? Attitude. Having a good attitude, no matter your career, fuels everything else.” – Jerry Knoyle -- CEO had the unique ...

ATTENTION JUNIORS!  — FRIDAY is the LAST DAY to apply to be a part of the Edwardsville CEO class of 2023!!!  --  💡 Personal GROWTH  🤝 Community CONNECTIONS  🌠 Endless ...
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ATTENTION JUNIORS! — FRIDAY is the LAST DAY to apply to be a part of the Edwardsville CEO class of 2023!!! -- 💡 Personal GROWTH 🤝 Community CONNECTIONS 🌠 Endless ...

Wood River Refinery - Part 1! -- “The best part of my job? Getting the opportunity to come up with solutions to difficult problems. Thinking outside the box and being able to defend ...
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Wood River Refinery - Part 1! -- “The best part of my job? Getting the opportunity to come up with solutions to difficult problems. Thinking outside the box and being able to defend ...

Attention JUNIORS! Join the network of students from across the nation that have discovered the incredible benefits of CEO. -- Hear from hundreds of guest speakers, grow your ...
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Attention JUNIORS! Join the network of students from across the nation that have discovered the incredible benefits of CEO. -- Hear from hundreds of guest speakers, grow your ...

ATTENTION JUNIORS! ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT! -- Are you looking for a UNIQUE, SENIOR YEAR experience? There is still time to apply to Edwardsville CEO!  -- Did you know?? ⭐ CEO is so much more ...
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ATTENTION JUNIORS! ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT! -- Are you looking for a UNIQUE, SENIOR YEAR experience? There is still time to apply to Edwardsville CEO! -- Did you know?? ⭐ CEO is so much more ...

Edwardsville CEO Alumni Extravaganza Recap!  This past holiday break, Edwardsville CEO hosted their first ever alumni extravaganza! All CEO alumni were invited to attend an evening of ...
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Edwardsville CEO Alumni Extravaganza Recap! This past holiday break, Edwardsville CEO hosted their first ever alumni extravaganza! All CEO alumni were invited to attend an evening of ...