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Feb. 15, 2021

#23 The Future of Capitalism with Mike Munger

Doug and Mike talk about the current dynamics of capitalism in reference to his book: 'Is capitalism sustainable?' The core conflict Doug and Mike discuss is the fundamental conflict between public policy and private enterpri...

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Feb. 8, 2021

#22 Building a Brand through Podcasting with Alex Sanfilippo

Doug and Alex have an excellent discussion about podcasting and using podcasts to build a brand. At first glance, it can seem like the podcast medium is too crowded. However, Alex breaks it down by filtering out the inactive...

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Feb. 1, 2021

#21 Community Support Organizations with Emily Garrick-Steenson

Doug talks with Emily Garrick-Steenson about the role and importance of community support organizations such as Lutheran Community Services Northwest and 'A Family Place.' ( www.FamilyPlaceRelief.org ) The importance of thes...

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Jan. 25, 2021

#20 Social Media and Political Nonsense with Rep. Bill Post

Political polarization has become an unfortunate fact of life. This has been accelerated by social media selectively banning certain voices while allowing others to continue unfettered. The result has been that all forms of t...

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Jan. 19, 2021

#19 Law Enforcement Technology and Equity with Brandon Walcott

During 2020 there was quite a bit of attention on Law Enforcement and Equity. Starting with the George Floyd tragedy in Minneapolis, there were a string of protests and riots that erupted due to the display of equity disparit...

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Jan. 11, 2021

#18 The Mastermind Principle with Aaron Walker

Napoleon Hill first wrote about the mastermind principle over 80 years ago in his classic book 'Think and Grow Rich.' Aaron is taking Hill's classic lessons and taking them to the next level as a leader & participant in multi...

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Jan. 4, 2021

#17 Small Business Marketing with Brian Groves

There was a time when marketing options for small businesses were terribly limited. In the 1990's, only mid-sized companies and larger enterprises could afford to produce a professional looking promotional video. The economi...

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Dec. 28, 2020

#16 Running a Mission Driven Convent and School with Sister Adelle Ma…

 Doug talks with Sister Adele Marie Altenhofen from the Sisters of Saint Mary in Oregon. The organization runs a convent, a school spanning from pre-school up through high school, and a senior care center. Doug and Sister A...

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Dec. 22, 2020

#15 Doug's 2020 reflections

2020 has been quite a year ... Doug provides his thoughts looking back on the year and insights for the year to come. To cap it off, Doug wishes everybody a merry Christmas and happy New Year. Doug's business specializes …

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Dec. 14, 2020

#14 Onsite Higher Education with Debby Thomas

Doug talks with Dr. Debby Thomas - The dean of the George Fox University school of business administration about the decision to hold the fall semester onsite and its associated challenges. The objective of higher education i...

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Dec. 7, 2020

#13 Local Entrepreneurship with Josh Duder

Doug talks with Josh Duder - The Executive Director of the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce about the importance of buying local and local entrepreneurs to a vibrant economy. In addition, entrepreneurs have the courage to ...

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Nov. 30, 2020

#12 Insurance Dynamics with Kevin Baty

Insurance is a topic that most people avoid talking about because it feels very boring and involves the thought of loss. The thing that people need to understand is that Insurance is a necessary part of life and that strange …

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Nov. 23, 2020

#11 Career Transition with Michelle Charles

Career changes are an inevitable part of life. The way we deal with these transitions will guide the way our life unfolds. Doug and Michelle discuss the dynamics of careers in the current economic environment and the factors ...

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Nov. 16, 2020

#10 Artificial Intelligence Profiling with Kristi Yuthas

Doug and Kristi discuss the impact of profiling in the data sets used to train algorithms and the extended impact to decision making. This is a topic of particular interest to both of us due to our respective passion for …

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Nov. 9, 2020

#9 The Importance of Local Journalism with Mark Garber

Independent Journalism is a critically important part of maintaining a democratic society. Unfortunately, it seems that media has become increasingly dominated by a handful of major corporations and technology companies. In ...

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Nov. 2, 2020

#8 Faith Based Organizations with Craig Carter

To many people, faith and religion are the same thing. This is certainly true some of the time, but not in every situation. Doug and Craig spoke the perspective of faith as deep belief and the way that belief can …

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Oct. 26, 2020

#7 Open Enrollment and Health Insurance with Om Sukheenai

Om and Doug talk about key dates regarding open enrollment, changes that have been made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and resources for finding help. You can connect with Om at www.chehaleminsurance.com YouTube Video of Ep...

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Oct. 19, 2020

#6 COVID Dynamics for Employers and Job Seekers with Brandon Laws

Doug and Brandon spoke about the impacts that COVID and the related lockdowns have had on employers and job seekers. They also explore what can be done by leaders to ensure their companies recover into a bright future. COVID ...

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