11.23.12 Your Morning Buzz


DON KAHLE: Eugene’s in the right place for economic growth – When Mary Skinner first saw the flat spot on high ground 150 years ago, she declared it perfect for her husband Eugene and their young family. Let’s become reacquainted with what our city’s founders found here.

One Way the Government Stinks at Start-Up Formation – Significantly fewer start-ups are launched by immigrants today than in 2005. Author and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa explains how it happened.

Who Was The Best Leader During Hurricane Sandy? Chris Christie doesn’t represent New Yorkand he has been a strong advocate for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but residents of New York City, who tend overwhelmingly to vote Democratic, praised the New Jersey governor as the most effective leader during and after super-storm Sandy, according to a poll released yesterday by Quinnipiac University.

Hogan’s Hero – A Eugene law firm plans a spendy party for a retiring federal judge.

The Fiscal Cliff

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RSVP: CFM Presents the Local Impact of the Fiscal Cliff – The Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration, PERS reform, CRC – What is the local impact? Join us to hear about the high profile issues that are likely to dominate the 113th Session of Congress and the 2013 Oregon State Legislative Session and the potential impact to local government.Thursday, November 29 from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Madison Room at the Oregon Historical Society.

Budget panel in need of members – Lebanon school district accepting applications for  2 open positions.

Learn about city’s water issues – A presentation about the city’s water projects will be held at noon Nov. 30 at the West Linn Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road.

 Corporate Ladder

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The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) – These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!

12 Ways to Unwind During the Busy Holiday Season – For start-ups, especially in the retail space, now is the time to ramp-up sales–not to relax. But that doesn’t mean your team can’t find time for a little holiday cheer.

The Social Network

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You Know the Old Social Media Saying [COMIC] – Josh Hara’s tweet is illustrated by Twaggies. Be sure to check out more great Twaggies comics on Mashable, and let us know if you’ve spied a funny tweet that’s just begging for a visual.


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Twitter: Henry Kraemer

Pinterest: Agri-Business Council of Oregon

Google+: The White House

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