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723_4a39e65f65_small March 12, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha A big congratulations to the Greater Omaha Young Professionals for yet another outstanding Young Professionals Summit. Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes was the luncheon keynote speaker, and after his presentation he sat down with me to highlight some of his talk's key points as well as more of the story around when he launched TOMS in 2006. Take a look at our conversation below, and a very… read more

714_39a96ce431_small March 10, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha At last Thursday's Greater Omaha Young Professionals Summit I tracked down two of the individuals behind the two most common phrases of the event: the Twitter hashtag #YourSeat2010 and the blue signs and stickers touting I live in Omaha. First up, Mark Pohl, the chair of this year's Summit and an employee of the Omaha Public Power District. read more

686_b7803f8cb2_small March 1, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Silicon Prairie News has two all day passes ($125 value) to give away. To win one… read more

668_b021a9671d_small February 24, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha I had the opportunity to interview an individual that I've been inspired by for some time, Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes. Blake has an amazing story of how he's built the TOMS Shoes name into an internationally recognized social entrepreneurship success story. Blake will be the lunch keynote speaker at this year's Greater Omaha Young Professionals Summit on March 4, (registration closes this Thursday). He was gracious to share a few minutes with me in providing the background… read more

641_595c49aad8_small February 16, 2010 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha The Greater Omaha Young Professionals Council is hosting a Style Your Sole Party in prepartion for the Young Professionals Summit which takes place March 4! The event takes place this Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Barley's TipTop (1510 Cuming Street) in Omaha. It should be fun night of celebrity bartending by folks like David Brown, president of the Greater Omaha Chamber read more

November 7, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha I caught up with Craig Moody while he was bicycling through downtown Omaha...well, we actually set an appointment to talk about an upcoming event the Greater Omaha Young Professionals is conducting this Tuesday evening! Your Omaha 2020 will take ... read more

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