UBJ The Takeaway

Notes from the best talks you missed

Chris Corley (second from left), owner of Corley Plumbing Air Electric, shared insights on entrepreneurship at a recent Pique meeting of young professionals.

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_ Keep Reading ‘Do the right thing, even if it hurts’

Event

The Pique “Young Leaders Elevating the Upstate,” presented by Ten at the Top, Wofford College

Who Was There

More than 100 students and young entrepreneurs in the Greenville/Spartanburg community

Speakers

Chris Corley, owner of Corley Plumbing Air Electric

Theme

Entrepreneurship & Alternative Career Paths

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There are a lot of companies that we do not know about that are in countries that we visit with some regularity who can be prime economic development prospects here.

_Fred Monk Keep Reading Future of economic development relies on ‘Landing Pad’ strategies

Event

Upstate SC Alliance Q4 Board Meeting

Who Was There

40 members of the Upstate SC Alliance Board

Speakers

John Lummus, Upstate SC Alliance president and CEO; Fred Monk, S.C. Department of Commerce

Theme

Economic growth and foreign-direct investment

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Be the CEO of whatever position you’re in.

_Karen Kaplan Keep Reading 9 leadership lessons from Karen Kaplan

Event

The Greenville Chamber’s ATHENA Leadership Symposium, Nov. 17, 2015, TD Convention Center

Who Was There

500 members of Greenville’s business community

Speakers

Hill Holliday Chairman & CEO Karen Kaplan

Theme